Machinery Directive: CE Marking for Users & Suppliers of Machines & Safety Components

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This course will provide an overview of the legislative position on CE Marking of Machinery/Safety Components, including the Low Voltage & EMC Directives. It will also cover the technical and procedural aspects involved in Machinery Directive ass... Read More

This course will provide an overview of the legislative position on CE Marking of Machinery/Safety Components, including the Low Voltage & EMC Directives. It will also cover the technical and procedural aspects involved in Machinery Directive assessments, including testing requirements.

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What's covered?

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  • An overview of the EU legislative situation in relation to CE Marking
    • Legislative background
    • Directives v Standards
    • Applicable Directives
    • Relevance of Low Voltage and EMC Directives to Machinery Directive
  • The Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC requirements
    • The relevant provisions of the Directive
    • Conformity assessment –what you must do to demonstrate compliance
    • The Essential Health & Safety requirements explained
  • Electrical aspects of machine compliance
    • The detailed requirements entailed in EN60204-1: protection against electric shock, earth bonding, wiring, control circuits, testing etc
    • Complying with the Machinery Directive
    • Developing a Safety Strategy
    • Risk Assessment and Risk Reduction (EN ISO 12100)
    • Risk Reduction/Mitigation
    • Safety related parts of control systems (EN13849-1)
  • EMC aspects of machine compliance
    • Immunity & Emissions
    • Standards and tests
    • Design guidance

Who should attend?

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  • Manufacturers of machines and safety components who wish to gain an overview of the CE Marking requirements of these three directives
  • Companies importing production systems or machines who wish to ensure compliance prior to placing the equipment into service, and
  • Companies wishing to ensure that their installed plant and procedures conform to the relevant Health & safety legislation

What will I learn?

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Participants achieve the following learning outcomes from the programme;

  • Structure and implement a CE Marking Safety Strategy
  • Understand the technical requirements of the Machinery & related EU Directives
  • Understand the legislation with regard to Machinery & related EU Directives
  • Interpret compliance requirements/standards and implement them during design, development, manufacture, operation and maintenance of machinery

Who are the tutors?

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How do we train and support you?

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In-House Courses
For In-House courses, the Tutor will contact the Course Organiser in advance to discuss the programme in more detail in order to tailor it specifically to the organisation.

Course Manual
Delegates will receive a very comprehensive course manual.

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Duration
1 training day
Course Times
9.00am - 5.00pm
Delivery Mode
This programme is available In-House

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Excellently presented and backed up by experience

– Edward Cox, Engineer, Moog Ireland Ltd

Machinery Directive: CE Marking for Users & Suppliers of Machines & Safety Components

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