Helen Briggs

PPE and CE Marking Consultant

Specialising in protective clothing and gloves to meet the requirements of 

PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425


Helping You Achieve CE Certification

I have expertise in a wide range of protective clothing and gloves, and offer the following services:


Guidance through the CE marking process, assisting in building technical files for products to meet the requirements of PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425 to help gain the certification necessary to trade within the European Union.

Advice on the testing processes required to demonstrate product compliance with PPE performance standards.


Consultancy covering all specialist areas.

Protective Clothing
Protective Gloves



I have worked in the textile industry for fifteen years, initially in testing upholstery fabrics internally for a fabric manufacturer, then moving on to work in a UKAS accredited laboratory specialising in PPE testing and CE certification for protective clothing and gloves.


I now work independently as a PPE and CE Marking Consultant, offering guidance through the CE marking process and advice on

PPE performance standards and requirements.

Please contact me for further details.


Protective Clothing

Areas of Expertise

Heat and Flame Protection (EN ISO 11612)

Welder's Clothing (EN ISO 11611)

Firefighter Wear (EN 469, EN 13911, EN 16689)

High Visibility Clothing (EN ISO 20471, EN 1150)

Electrostatic Protection (EN 1149-5)

Chemical Protection (EN 13034)

Foul Weather Protection (EN 343)

Cold Protection (EN 342)

Electric Arc Protection (IEC 61482-2)

Garments for Automobile Drivers (FIA 8856)


Protective Gloves

Areas of Expertise

Mechanical Resistance (EN 388)

Thermal Risk Protection (EN 407)

Welder's Gloves (EN 12477)

Firefighter Gloves (EN 659)

Cold Protection (EN 511)