Modern Day Anti-Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement

Penlon are committed to conducting our affairs in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and to the highest ethical standards.

In order to fulfil the legal requirements of the UK Health and Care Act 2022, we Penlon Ltd fully support the UK Government’s objectives to eradicate Modern Slavery and human trafficking and recognise the significant role that industry and NHS supply-chain must play in both combatting it and supporting victims. This includes being strongly committed to ensuring our own supply chains and business activities are free from ethical and labour standards abuses. Penlon are committed to conducting our affairs in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations and to the highest ethical standards. Penlon also expects our business partners and suppliers to act in a professional capacity that ensures we continue to meet our commitment to responsible supply chain management. Penlon are totally opposed to slavery and human trafficking in all aspects of our global operations, including but not limited to, our supply chain, which forms part of our comprehensive commitment to ethics, laws and social responsibility.

Our Modern Day Anti-Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement reflects our commitment to acting ethically and with integrity in all our global business relationships, and to implementing and enforcing effective systems and controls to ensure slavery and human trafficking is not taking place anywhere within our end to end supply of goods and services to customers. Penlon realise that slavery and human trafficking can occur in many forms, such as forced labour, domestic servitude, sex trafficking and workplace abuse and adopts a zero-tolerance attitude to any form of forced labour, slavery, or human trafficking, both within our own business, and our supply chain.

Organisation’s Structure

To ensure a high level of understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our supply chains and our business, we provide education to all members of staff as a mandatory element of our training program. All Directors have been briefed on the subject and Penlon’s Executive Board is committed at the highest level in the continuing of conducting of our global affairs in compliance with all applicable laws to the highest ethical standards.

Our Business

Penlon Limited manufactures, distributes and supports medical devices to more than 90 countries, our products and services include anesthesia delivery systems, intubation devices, oxygen therapy and suction equipment and a wide range of anaesthesia Vaporisers for our extensive list of OEM partners.

Our valued clientele include Distributors, Competitors, Pharmaceutical companies, aid agencies, governments, hospitals and clinicians around the world.

Our Supply Chain & Supplier Adherence to Our Values

Penlon has zero tolerance to slavery and human trafficking. Our supply chain is vetted and investigated prior to approval.

Penlon Ltd continually audits & reviews our critical suppliers to ensure all contractual and ethical obligations continue to be met. To ensure all those in our down-stream supply chain comply with our values we include specific questions in our supplier selection and approval process and further include this within our remote and on-site auditing process.

The upstream Distribution chain is vetted prior to approval and are directed to co-sign a compliance declaration that includes both the laws and Penlon’s policies for anti-bribery, anti-corruption, child-labour and anti-slavery / human trafficking.


To ensure a thorough understanding of the risks of modern slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chain, the Company requires all staff to undertake mandatory annual training.

Responsibility for Anti-Slavery Initiatives

Responsibility for Anti-Slavery Initiatives lies with the HR Director.

Due Diligence Processes

As part of our initiative to identify and mitigate the risk of slavery and human trafficking in our end-to-end supply chain we undertake the following due diligence processes:

Communication of Statement

The UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 serves a significant role in driving transparency and a baseline in global efforts to address the problem of modern slavery. Penlon Limited remains committed in continuing to build upon our Company’s longstanding ethical business practices across all of our global business operations, including supply chain and distribution.

This statement is made voluntarily pursuant to section 54(1) of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 (the “Act”) and constitutes Penlon’s anti-slavery and human trafficking statement.

Penlon’s Modern Day Anti-Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement is available via the company website, company intranet and on request.