Association News

08 Apr HSE guidelines on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

HSE have issued updated guidance on: RIDDOR reporting related to covid 19 Advise for employers on home working safety Regulations on chemical during outbreak Social distancing guidelines link to HSE website for latest updates ...

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02 Apr Government FAQ to Heavy and PSL operators

Advice for Heavy Goods (HGV) and Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Operators link to acritical on government website https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/advice-heavy-goods-and-public-service-vehicle-operators-covid-19...

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01 Apr DVSA update MOT testing guide

1st April 2020 has seen an updated revision of the MOT tester guide released https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/876910/mot-testing-guide.pdf changes included are: Updated section B (authorised examiners), section D (requirements for authorisation), section H (documentation), section I (discipline), appendix 6 (Tester Training and Demonstration Tests), appendix 8 (disciplinary procedures) appendix 9 (Contact Points). The full details are set...

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27 Mar Update on garages staying open during Covid-19 pandemic lockdown.

Following the announcement from the Government / DVSA earlier this week, we have put together a summary of information / FAQs  MOT stations and garages are listed as essential businesses and are allowed to remain open under government guidelines. Support to equipment within garages is...

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25 Mar DVSA announce extension to MOT tests

Today the government have decided to help reduce the need for people to go out to get their vehicles MOT tested, that from Monday 30th March all MOT tests due will be postponed for 6 months Link to DVSA website below https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/driver-and-vehicle-standards-agency https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-mot-centre-and-tester-guidance  ...

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24 Mar Government Advise on Garages and MOT sites

The current (24/03/2020) guideline from the government is that Garages and MOT stations are classified as essential businesses and as such can remain open. support to enable these businesses to operate correctly is required and their is no restrictions on tihs, equipment supply and calibration...

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17 Mar Corona Virus, GEA assessments and courses

Due to the increasing situation with Corona virus/  Covid 19, we have decided that all the planned meetings, courses and engineers assessments scheduled to be held within the GEA facility for the coming weeks will be postponed. The GEA team will be still be operating should...

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