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European Machinery Directive Assessments

Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC is the European legislation that brings together and harmonises the various individual country laws governing the sale of machinery that existed prior to its introduction. It relates specifically to the supply or sale of any machinery within the European Union. As with other European Directives its intention is to provide a high level of protection against harm or damage from machinery whilst giving manufacturers a single legislative framework for the European market.

The responsibility for ensuring compliance falls on that party interfacing with the buyer or user of the machinery or equipment, be that the manufacturer, importer, distributor or supplier. The Directive also applies to machinery manufactured for own use and to machinery modified to the extent that it must be considered new. Existing non-CE marked machinery being introduced onto the EEA market or into service for the first time is also covered.


How we can help: 

  • Consultancy and support through the assessment process
  • On site assessments at your site
  • Written reports detailing any non-compliances
  • Vast experience of working with non-European suppliers 
  • Guidance or solutions for any corrective actions necessary
  • Support with construction of your Technical File.


IES can take you through the whole self-certification process leading to your self-declaration of compatibility.

Typical examples of the work we’ve undertaken includes production tools, test rigs, automation systems, lighting controls and industrial ovens, in fact any machinery that falls within the auspices of this Directive. 

A first step would be to contact us to describe your own circumstances and the machinery in question. We’ll then be able to help you decide the best way forward. You can call us on +44 (0)117 938 0600 or use our
contact form and we’ll get back to you.



 

EMC Directive

EMC Directive 2014/30/EU is the European legislation that applies to the electro-magnetic emissions and susceptibility of any equipment to be supplied or sold in the European Union.

Low Voltage Directive

Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU is the European legislation that harmonises the many individual country laws governing the sale of electrical equipment that existed prior to its introduction in February 2014.

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