NEW EUTR Workshops scheduled for Sep 2019 – by UK Competent Authority (OPSS)
Liverpool – 24 September 2019 – Register HERE
London – 8 October 2019 – Register HERE
The Office for Product Safety & Standards (OPSS) is the Competent Authority responsible for enforcing Timber Regulation 995/2010 in the UK. To assist businesses to comply with this legislation the OPSS will be delivering a series of regional, sector specific workshops exploring risk identification and mitigation.
The regulation requires those businesses (operators) first placing a product on the market to complete due diligence that concludes negligible risk of illegally harvested timber entering the supply chain. This includes carrying out a risk assessment and where appropriate completing mitigating measures that reduce any identified risk to negligible.
A series of workshops specifically on Risk Assessment and Mitigation has been held for different timber sectors.
The aim of the workshop is to improve business ability to understand what risk identification and mitigation should look like in relation to EUTR, and as a result help to improve their due diligence system. The workshops will be run in conjunction with various trade associations; Monitoring organisation and other interested parties will be assisting in delivering the workshops.
The workshops are open to the public.
The programme of the workshops can be found here.
Find below the complete list of workshops. Please use the links provided to register.
|Month||Date||Sector||Location||Link for Registration|
|September||20.09.2018||Yacht Building||Novotel Southampton, West Quay Road, Southampton, SO15 1RA||/|
|October||16.10.2018||Outdoor Furniture||Office for Product Safety & Standards, Stanton Ave, Teddington, London TW11 0JZ||/|
|October||30.10.2018||Construction & Interior Design||Maritime Centre, Port of Liverpool, Merseyside, Liverpool LZ1 1LA||/|
|November||12.11.2018||Plywood||The Building Centre, 26 Store St, London WC1E 7BT||/|
|November||26.11.2018||Flooring||The Building Centre, 26 Store St, London WC1E 7BT||/|
|December||04.12.2018||Construction & Interior Design||The Building Centre, 26 Store St, London WC1E 7BT||/|
|January||15.01.2019||Construction & Interior Design||Europa Hotel, Great Victoria St, Belfast, BT2 7AP,
|January||16.01.2019||Retail Furniture||Europa Hotel, Great Victoria St, Belfast, BT2 7AP,
|February||06.02.2019||Retail Furniture||Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester,
|February||28.02.2019||Retail Furniture||BEIS Conference Centre, 1 Victoria St, London,
|April||25.04.2019||Caravan Industry/ Plywood||The Royal Hotel,
Hull, HU1 3UF
|September||24.09.2019||Maritime Centre Liverpool , L21 1LA||https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/eutr-workshop-liverpool-tickets-66178835679|
|October||08.10.2019||Westminster Conference Centre 1 Victoria Street London SW1H 0ET||https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/eutr-workshop-london-tickets-66177874805|