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EU Timber Regulation training from SGS – enabling you to understand your role and responsibilities when placing timber on the European market for the first time.

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European Union Regulation 995/2010 establishes the obligations for Operators who place timber and timber products on the European market for the first time. Operators must have an effective Due Diligence system in place prior to March 2013, when the regulation will be enforced.

Why choose EU Timber Regulation training from SGS?

This course provides delegates with an understanding of the EU Timber Regulation.  It covers the articles in the regulation that relate to:

  • Operators (the organizations or individuals responsible for placing timber on the European market)
  • Due Diligence system requirements (including mechanisms for gathering information, conducting risk assessment and mitigating risk)
  • The role of chain of custody and third party verification schemes

This one day course is designed for operators to understand and analyze the requirements in Article 4 (Obligations of Operators) and Article 6 (Due Diligence Systems) and other supporting Articles of the European Union Timber Regulation.

To find out more about our EU Timber Regulation training contact us today.