Joint Action 2014

Joint Market Surveillance Action on Consumer Products 2014 (JA2014) is a single Action of joint pan-European market surveillance activities.

Timeline: 15 May 2015 to 14 July 2017
Newsletters: First - the Launch Event

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The overall programme seeks to coordinate the product-specific market surveillance activities in the most efficient manner and provides an opportunity for further evaluating the best practices originally developed under the two EMARS projects, the 2009 Actions, JA2010, JA2011JA2012 and now being applied and developed in the on-going JA2013.

Threefold structure

  • Method development activities aiming to develop methodologies and infrastructure that will support the market surveillance work in the Member States. These are: Risk assessment, CIMS (Continuous improvement of national systems) and E-learning. These activities develop over a period of one year. 
  • Project coordination activities are are common to all (or most) of the product-specific activities where PROSAFE wishes to encourage a consistent approach e.g. stakeholder outreach. They focus on: improved coordination of all Joint Actions being managed by PROSAFE; maintenance, implementation and further development of the existing best practice; using an appropriate IT tool to make information on PROSAFE’s activities more readily available to the Member States. 
  • Product-specific activities are purporting to increase the safety with a specific product or product category. These are:

The participants

The participants are 35 authorities from 27 countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria(2), Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany(4), Greece, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands(2), Norway(2), Poland, Portugal(2), Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia(2), Sweden and the United Kingdom .