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Shaping The Safety Agenda

We are committed to helping shape the UK's safety agenda to ensure workers go home safe every night

Arco experts contribute to some of the key debates on health and safety regulation, product quality and standards, PPE procurement and emergency planning.


Position Paper: Towards a Safer Future - Arco's Vision for a New, Fit for Purpose Product Safety Framework

We reflect on the lessons learnt during the pandemic and share our expertise and recommendations for building a stronger product safety framework, that is not only prepared and more resilient in future emergencies, but also fit for purpose in a digital economy.

Towards a Safer Future

Arco Give Evidence to Public Accounts Committee on PPE Procurement during Pandemic

Our Chairman, Thomas Martin, appeared before the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in Parliament to give evidence to the inquiry into "Government procurement and supply of personal protective equipment" during the Covid-19 pandemic. Thomas articulated key learnings and made recommendations for future pandemic preparedness, urging the Government to uphold the UK’s high safety standards.

Thomas Martin

Position Paper: Personal Protective Equipment and the Government's Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

We felt a responsibility to share our experiences of the government's PPE procurement system during 2020, we wanted to contribute to the improvement of pandemic preparedness. Our Position Paper: Personal Protective Equipment and the Government’s Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic, offered insights into our experiences dealing with Government bodies and proposed a 10 recommendations to prevent a repeat of the issues that were seen during the first wave of the crisis.

Personal Protective Equipment and the Government's Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic