Technical handbooks subscriptions

BSI produces a number of technical publications covering electrical equipment, machinery, automotive equipment, pressure vessels, personal protective equipment and construction products.

Written and researched by experts BSI’s team of technical specialists, the books cover international regulations and approval requirements, CE marking, Directives and other legislative requirements.

Why subscribe?

  • Free updates throughout the year keep you informed about developments in your industry
  • Access to latest regulations, Directives and other requirements
  • Find the quickest route to market and enter international markets by ensuring compliance against British, European and international standards.


Eco-design Requirements for Energy-related Products
A Guide to the Implementation of European Directive 2009/125/EC

This guide is designed to help users comply with the requirements of the Energy-using Products (EuP) Directive by highlighting the main points of the Directive and its impact on product design and manufacture.
Read more about guidance for energy using products and download a free sample chapter 


The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive. Requirements and Implementation
This handbook is a guide to the WEEE Directive. If you manufacture, brand, exprt, import, sell, store, treat or dismantle electrical or electronic products within the European Union (EU)It will help you with compliance to the Directive.
Read more about WEEED guidance and download free sample pages

CE Marking for Electromagnetic Compatibility.   A Guide to the EMC Directive
The essential reference for anyone involved in the design and manufacture of electrical equipment for the European Economic Area. It is a concise and easy-to-understand explanation of the EMC Directive, helping you to compliance. 
Read more about CE marking guidance and download free sample pages


TH 42075The Low Voltage Directive. A Guide to CE Marking
This handbook will help you ensure the electrical equipment you design meets the requirements of the Low Voltage Directive (LVD) 2006/95/EC. You will find the guidance in this handbook invaluable in helping you meet the requirements of the LVD.
Read more about low-voltage guidance and download free sample pages



TH 20344Boilers and Pressure Vessels. An International Survey of Design and Approval Requirements
This handbook will enable manufacturers to see at a glance the requirements which must be met by prospective boiler and pressure vessel exporters.

The international survey of design and approval requirements provides information on the national regulations, design codes, approval organizations, acceptable international design codes and United Kingdom inspection organizations.
Read more about pressure vessel guidance and download free sample pages

TH 42073CE Marking for Machinery. A Guide to the European Directive
The essential guide to the essential aspects of the Directive, for designers, manufacturers and suppliers of machinery. If you need the most up to date information for your industry, then it will help with assessing the implications for products and decide what action is necessary.

Read more about CE marking and download free sample pages


TH 42043Motor Vehicles and Equipment. An International Guide to the Application of EC, ECE and National Approval Schemes
The handbook details the requirements for over 45 countries relating to passenger cars, goods vehicles, trailers, semi-trailers, motorcycles and safety related and emission-control equipment.
Read more about the guide to motor vehicles and download free sample pages

TH 42072CE Marking for Personal Protective Equipment. A Guide to the European Directive
The handbook has been produced for all those involved with the design, manufacture and use of personal protective equipment. It shows how to go about CE marking your products.
Read more about CE marking and view the full list of contents



TH 42097The Construction Products Directive. A Guide to the Requirements and CE Marking

Essential guidance on the implications of the Construction Products Directive (CPD) and gives guidance on compliance.
Read more about the handbook for construction and download free sample pages 

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