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QUALITY SYSTEMS

ACCREDITATION

Waterford Uniforms® operate stringent quality control systems and procedures, which are independently accredited to ISO 9001:2015.

Additionally Waterford Uniforms® have in place a Product Monitoring System ” Module D” a mandatory quality system requirement for manufacturers of Complex III
High Risk PPE (i.e. Fire Suits, FR Suits, Arc Suits) as per the Regulation (EU) 2016/425 for all manufacturers.

Both systems are certified and audited by SGS, (UK).

Independent product testing is carried out with European & International notified Bodies including

STFI (Ger)
IFTH (Fr) and (CN)
BTTG (UK)
Satra (UK)

All Waterford Uniforms® products are CE marked and Certified to EN Standards.

All final product testing is carried out at United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).

Test reports and specifications for products are made available to customers.

Copy of Product Technical Files are provided to all end users of Complex III PPE.

MATERIAL & COMPONENT INSPECTION

Materials are all delivered with Certificates of Conformance. On
receiptWaterford Uniform® selects and sends supplier materials for random independent testing also.

QUALITY CONTROLS

Waterford Uniform® staff are fully trained on all aspects of Quality Assurance including preparing specifications, carrying out in line and final quality inspections. 100% Inspection is carried out on all completed Products.

IN-HOUSE TESTING FACILITIES

Material tear, tensile & abrasion tests.
Material pilling test.
Material flammability measurement.
Material spray Testing.
Material waterproof and seam testing.
Finished product shower testing.

Apparel Supply Ltd Reg. No. 141824 Vat No. IE 4877849T
Co. brands are, Fire Guardian®, Waterford Uniforms®, Apparel MED® and Azzurri Sport®
Certified Quality Systems, ISO 9001, Module D, and ISO 13485.
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