Brussels – Berner Group, a Europe-wide builders merchant, will point purchasers of products containing diisocyanates towards the ISOPA-backed Reach training website in future.
Isopa signs large professional supplier to training program
The restriction comes into force on 24 August 2023, by which time all professional users of diisocyanates, and many people who work in the PU industry, will need to have received training on diisocyanate safety. Self-taught e-learning courses start from EUR5 per person.
Jorg Palmersheim, secretary general of ISOPA /ALIPA , said: 'This partnership shows the tremendous efforts of the industry to comply with the new regulation. From the creation of the training material by world-leading experts to its targeted dissemination via an innovative digital platform, we can see a strong commitment from all players in the value-chain.'
Jan Christoffers , director group quality management of Berner, said that his company is pleased to be taking part. 'We want to make clear that ensuring the highest level of protection for our customers is our priority,’ he said. ‘The training material developed by ISOPA /ALIPA covers all our customers’ applications and will be available in all EU languages.'