Machinery Directive

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Machinery Directive

The Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC (transposed as The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations) covers the manufacture and supply of machinery. The aim of the directive is to provide a common set of criteria against which machinery, lifting devices, lifting attachments, etc. can be assessed, and consequently CE marked to show compliance.

Products that come under the directive can be self-assessed for compliance by the manufacturer or supplier. However, certain products require third party certification to demonstrate compliance. A Notified Body, such as amtri veritas, must carry out these assessments.

The purpose of the CE mark is to allow products to be freely traded within the European Economic Area (EEA), achieved because products that bear the CE mark meet a common set of requirements regardless of the country of origin.

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