Statutory guidance

Electrical Equipment Safety Regulations 2016

Guidance for businesses.



This guidance will assist your understanding of the regulations and includes obligations for manufacturers, their authorised representatives, importers and distributors.

The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 were revoked on 8 December 2016 but continue to apply to relevant products placed on the market prior to this date.

Published 30 August 2017
Last updated 23 September 2019 + show all updates
  1. Link added to guidance on how these regulations will change after Brexit.

  2. First published.