Downloadable Documents

Machinery Directive

 A1 2006 42 MD Directive Text
Full text of Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC
 A2 EU MD Guidance June 2010
EU official guidance on interpretation of Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC. A very useful source of a definitive interpretation of the Directive.
 A3 The Supply Of Machinery (Safety) Regulations
The Regulations which implement Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC in the UK. Essentially a transposition of the requirements of the Directive into the terms of UK law.
 A4 Modification Of Machinery - CEOC
Guidance on when modifications to machinery might be considered substantial, which could require re-issue of the CE marking. Not a definitive EU document but can be regarded as guidance on current best practice.

 

Low Voltage Directive

 B1 LVD 2006 95 EC
Full text of Low Voltage Directive 2005/95/EC
 B2 DTI LVD Guidance March 2007
Guidance on application of Low Voltage Directive by UK Government Department BIS.
 B3 The Electrical Equipment (Safety) Regulations 1994 S.I. No.3620
The regulations which implement Low Voltage Directive in the UK. Essentially a transposition of the requirements of the Directive into the terms of UK law.
 B4 Scope of LVD with examples
Guidance on articles which are in and out of the scope of Low Voltage Directive
 B5 2007.08 EU LVD Guidelines
Guidance on Low Voltage Directive from the EU.

 

EMC Directive

 C1 EMC Directive Text 2004 108 EC
Full text of Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive 2004/108/EC
 C2 EMC Regulations SI 2006 No.3418
The regulations which implement EMC Directive in the UK. Essentially a transposition of the requirements of the Directive into the terms of UK law.

 

Templates

 D1 FM 310-001 EHSR Checklist
A CCQS document which provides a template to create a checklist against the requirements of the Essential Health and Safety requirements in Annex I of Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC
 D2 FM 310-002 Risk Assessment Template
A CCQS document providing a system for making a risk assessment as required by Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC Essential health and Safety requirements Annex I
 D3 Notes On LVD.EMC TF Template
CCQS notes on how to use the CCQS templates for contents of a Technical File
 D4 TF R01 MD. EMC
A CCQS template for a Machinery Directive Technical File will a simple EMC assessment included
 D5 TF R01 LVD. EMCD
A CCQS template for a Low Voltage or ENMC Directive Technical File

 

Technical notes

 2010.07.08 Certification of Electrical control panels on their own
A CCQS note about which Directive apply to electrical control panels supplied on their own.
 2010.12.13 MD and LVD on same certificate
A CCQS note about why Machinery and Low Voltage Directive cannot apply to the same equipment.
 2010.12.22 DHF R01 Contents of instruction manuals for MD
A checklist for what should appear in user instructions to satisfy the requirements of Machinery Directive.
 2011 02.23 DHF R01 Declarations of Conformity
A checklist for what should appear in a Declaration of Conformity to satisfy the requirements of Machinery Directive.
 2011.05.31 DHF R01 Earthing and supply of control circuits
A CCQS note about why the 0V side of control circuits must be connected to earth
 2011.08.23 Required contents for machine nameplates
A checklist for what should appear on a Nameplate to satisfy the requirements of Machinery Directive.
 2011.09.14 DOCs covering several directives
CCQS guidance on how to create a Declaration of Conformity for equipment covered by several CE marking Directives.
 2011.09.14 Relationship between MD and EMCD
A CCQS note on how EMC considerations may affect Machinery Directive conformity
 2011.10.25 Validity of certificates quoting withdrawn standards
A CCQS note on whether certificates quoting withdrawn or obsolete standards remain valid
 2012.04.27 Serial numbers on certificates and DOCs
A CCQS note on how ranges of serial numbers can be quoted on Declarations of Conformity
 2012.10.31 Role of Authorised Representative
A CCQS note on the authorised representative role for CE marking

 


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