The real need for a machinery directive?

Why has the Machinery Directive been emanated? Who is it addressed to? The Machinery Directive is an European Union law aimed at machine manufacturers who are required to comply with the essential health and safety requirements relating to the design and construction of machinery in order to improve product safety placed into the European market, […]

Latest from ATEX Directives 2014/34/EU and PED 2014/68/EU

Introduction  Regulation (EC) No 765/2008 established new indications on the accreditation of conformity assessment bodies: a framework for product market surveillance and for checks on products from third countries, and the general principles of the CE marking. In addition, Decision No 768/2008/EC established a common framework of general principles and reference provisions to be applied […]

The new guide on the Machinery Directive

News 2017The Parliament and the European Council have decided not to leave us without readings during the summer holidays. Anyone knows why? Because has been released the new guide 2.1 of July 2017 of explanation and interpretation of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC in relation to questions that thousands of users have addressed to the commission. […]