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V12 are committed to ensuring we have a positive impact on the lives of those working directly or indirectly for

the company by guaranteeing fair, safe and humane working conditions. We guarantee this by insisting all V12 suppliers meet our Ethical Trading Standards - without exception. V12 will only work with an organisation if they have proven they can meet these requirements and adhere to[...]

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“The HSE recommends you consider asking your supplier to provide trial pairs to help you make the right choice, and don't select footwear on the basis of brochure descriptions or laboratory test results alone.” 

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As the UK has now left the European Union, the ‘United Kingdom Conformity Assessed’ (UKCA) has been adopted from 1st January 2021 and involves the use of a new UKCA Mark on products as a means of showing conformance with applicable UK legislation.

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Do you want to up your safety footwear knowledge?As a loyal and trusted V12 distribution partner you have access to a free training session on the essential basics of foot health and safety, taught by industry experts who have decades of knowledge and experience.

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Since April 2018 the European Commission published a new PPE legislation EU 2016/425. This regulation requires distributors, importers & manufacturers of PPE to all hold a shared responsibility in ensuring compliance with safety & quality standards.

All distributors must now verify that all PPE they stock carries the correct markings, including the CE mark, before placing it on the market. They[...]

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