A key supplier to the UK’s hydraulic jack system was taken off the shelves earlier this year after concerns about the safety of its components were raised.
It comes amid a government crackdown on the industry, with the industry facing more than 60 serious incidents in the last year alone, including at least five deaths.
The National Grid (NGI) supply of hydraulic and electrical jack components was first phased out in January, but it is not the only supplier in the UK to have been removed.
The move to scrap Hydraulic Power Engineering (HPE) comes amid the ongoing Government crackdown on hydraulic jack production.
The new regulator has been criticised for not doing enough to ensure that parts used in hydraulic jack systems are safe.
“We’re absolutely committed to safety,” a spokesman for the NGI told the BBC.
“The safety and effectiveness of the supply chain is our number one priority.”
Hydraulic power engineering was one of the first companies to be taken off of shelves following the introduction of the UK Government’s Safety in Hydraulic Supply (SILS) directive.
The regulator said it had removed the remaining components “in a matter of weeks”, adding that it had “committed to ensuring that there is no longer a supplier to supply UK electrical equipment”.
The new directive has since been challenged by some members of the industry.
The Home Office said in a statement that it was “considering whether it is necessary to seek to remove this supply chain”.
The regulator’s chief executive, Richard Borshay, told the House of Commons on Tuesday that the government was “making a decision on whether to scrap this important supply chain for hydraulic systems”.
Mr Borshoay said the government “is committed to ensuring the safety and efficacy of supply chains” and the regulator was “complementary to the new legislation”.
Hydraulic systems are used to connect the supply of power to the grid.
They can be used in areas where the grid is severely affected by power cuts, like in the winter.
They are often used for transmission and distribution.
The government has promised to review the supply chains of some of the world’s largest electrical companies and companies, including ExxonMobil and Saudi Aramco, in the coming months.