Health & Safety

The Road Emulsion Association members are committed to improving the Health and Safety performance of the industry and are active in introducing, promoting and maintaining progress in this vital area.

The Association is involved in the changes being introduced across Europe by the REACH Regulations by co-operating with the International Bitumen Emulsion Federation (IBEF).

Road Emulsion Association’s Joint Code of Practice with the Road Surface Treatments Association 2017 (updated 2021) for the safe transfer of emulsion product from a delivery tanker to a road sprayer. Open the Code by clicking the links below:

Part 1 – Sprayer Transfer Procedure
Part 2 – Delivery Rules and Ullage Final
Part 3 – Delivery Receipt of Emulsion Training
Part 4 – Emulsion Transfer Questionnaire
Part 5 – Emulsion Transfer Passport REA


If you have any questions about how REA are involved or how we can help you please get in touch. 


New Appointments – REA Council

The Road Emulsion Association Limited (REAL) is pleased to announce


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REA's Chair of Council (Paul Goosey) is presenting on the


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Conference 13 March 2024 Road surfacing binder – future challenges