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En 60204-1 Common Errors

Apr. 25, 2024, 09:21am

Safe Machine have published EN 60204-1 Common Errors, a White Paper EN 60204-1 for machine builders and panel builders – a guide to avoiding common errors. Written mainly by Paul Skyrme before his untimely death from prostate cancer in 2023, it identifies many of the common errors found when assessing machinery electrical control panels. It […]

Hold Tech Files At Machine Building Live, October 2024

Apr. 17, 2024, 07:38am

Hold Tech Files is exhibiting on Stand 142 at Machine Building Live on 2nd October 2024. Visit the stand to find out about the need for an EU Authorised Representative when exporting machinery and other products to the EU. Derek Coulson, a Director of Hold Tech Files, will also be exploring this topic at one […]

Eu Authorised Representative

Oct. 23, 2020, 10:22am

From July 16th 2021 if you supply machinery or products requiring CE Marking, you will need technical documentation held in the EU by an importer, fulfilment centre or Authorise Representative. https://holdtechfiles.eu/authorised-representative.

Independent Article On Puwer Compliance

Jul. 4, 2019, 16:43pm

Dawn Hemmings has written an article on PUWER Compliance and its requirements. It’s worth a read. Independent article on PUWER by Dawn Hemmings here. Dawn is a Senior Environmental Health & Safety professional with over 21 years experience in Automotive, Manufacturing, Petrochemical, Plastics and Food & Drink industries working with World Class Companies such as Egg.com, […]

Compliance Risk Software Sale

Jul. 1, 2019, 17:52pm

The price of COMPLIANCE Risk Software has been reduced for a limited period. It assists companies with Machinery Safety issues. Companies can carry out assessments on machines and as a result record the findings. “COMPLIANCE Risk software lets companies compile Technical Files. It addresses Essential Health and Safety Requirements for CE and UK CA marking to the Machinery […]

Bbc Breakfast Fail To Explain Ce Marking Or Uk Ca Marking

Feb. 2, 2019, 09:30am

BBC Breakfast Feb 2nd 2019 BBC Breakfast had a story about CE Marking following Brexit. This 39 second story had several factual inaccuracies. It also failed to mention the main point, which is UK CA marking has been introduced in the UK. Whilst I agree that CE Marking is something that needs to be discussed, […]

Beis Reply

Jan. 26, 2019, 20:40pm

I asked the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Department why they believe that if the the UK leaves the EU, we should adopt a UK Mark instead of CE Marking. I got this reply, which answers no questions whatsoever… 190121 CE Marking After Brexit Derek Coulson

Uk Ca Mark

Jan. 3, 2019, 17:36pm

The UK CA mark should now be used in UK. See Press Articles. UK Marking. Please Note: UK CA Marking was introduced, however the UK Government have agree to continue to accept CE marking for the foreseeable future. This may lead to issues when the new Machinery Regulation comes into force in 2027. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/using-the-ukca-marking The […]

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