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Machinery Safety and CE Marking

The European “New Approach” directives require that machinery placed on the market (including self built) conform to essential health and safety requirements and carry a CE mark. The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998, require that the employer ensures that any new machinery bought, complies with the product directive requirements.

Who Should Attend?

Safety personnel, engineers, facilities staff, procurement and anyone who has responsibilities for the design, supply, procurement or use of machinery and work equipment.

Course Duration

Two day programme

Course Content

The course will cover:

Machinery Safety and CE Marking

Day 1

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974


Duties of Manufactures, Suppliers, Designers and Importers

European Directives

Product Directives

­Worker Directives

What the End User Requires

Products that conform



The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

Requirements for ALL work equipment (R1 - 9)

Requirements for NEW work equipment (R10)

Requirements for RELEVANT aspects of work equipment (R11 – 30)

Requirements under CDM for Design and Installation

Designer responsibilities

Health and Safety File

Application and Implementation of Machinery Directives

Overlap with Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998

The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008

The Conformity Process for Machinery

Requirements for the Technical File

Essential Health & Safety Requirements

Declaration of Conformity/Incorporation

CE marking

Available as an in-company option only

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About Us

We have over 30 years experience in machinery safety and extensive knowledge and application of the legal requirements, for both the supply of machinery and the provision of machinery to employees.

We provide this course many leading UK manufacturers and machinery suppliers.


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Messam & Rider Ltd. 4 Corunna Court  Corunna Road  Warwick  CV34 5HQ


Day 2

The Role of Standards

Harmonised European Standards

Type A, B & C

Presumption of conformity

Overview of Machinery Standards

BS EN 12100: 2010 Safety of Machinery – General Principles for Design – Risk Assessment and Risk Reduction

PD5304 – Guidance on the Safe Use of Machinery

Machinery Risk Assessments

EN ISO 12100:2010

­ Risk analysis

­ Risk evaluation

­ Information required

­ Determination of limits of machinery

­ Hazards

­ Risk evaluation

­ Presumption of risk reduction

Example Application of Standards

Machinery hazards, consequences and guarding– EN 12100

Ergonomics – EN 13861

Electrical equipment in wet or flammable atmospheres – EN 60079 / 60529

Means of Access – EN 14122

Modified Systems

Supplying modified machinery or installations

Modifying in-use machinery or installations

New installations using existing parts

Information to End User

Residual risks



Link to Machinery

Link to Machinery Consultancy

Link to Machinery

Link to Machinery Consultancy