2006/42/EC Machinery Directive

Last edit: 20/03/2023

TARGET GROUP: Health and Safety Officers.

SCOPE: The goal of this training is to give a “reference base” in terms of CE marking of machinery and responsibilities.

CONTENTS: One of the main legislations governing the harmonisation of essential health and safety requirements for machinery at EU level is the Machinery Directive 2006/42/CE.

The topics covered will be the basic principles of the Machinery Directive (Machines, Partly completed machinery, Annex V 81/08, responsibilities) and the main “Mechanical” Standards.

Here are the topics in detail:

  • European Legislative Landscape, New Approach directives and the Blue Guide
  • Introduction and Scope
  • Partly Completed Machinery
  • Annex IV machinery
  • Implications of CE Marking
  • The safeguard clause
  • Sanctions
  • The New Machinery Regulation (NPR)
  • How to improve safety of non-CE marked machinery
  • The “Rules of the Game” for Manufacturers and Users
  • What to do for modifications to non-CE machinery
  • Risk analysis methodology and the Risk Charts
  • Introduction to the main Machinery Directive harmonized standards

DURATION: 8 hours

GT Engineering is a member of ISO TC 199, an international technical committee that deals with the development of type A (ISO 12100) and B standards harmonized to the Machinery Regulation.
The company is also a member of the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) technical committees B11.0 and B11.19, the first section deals with the risk analysis methodology and the second deals with the risk reduction.

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