Press Articles

Safe Machine Ltd have written a number of press articles relevant to machinery safety issues. They can be accessed from the links below. So if you’re looking for Pre-Work Risk Assessment Pads, or how to carry out UK CA or  CE Marking of Machinery, please review them below.

Press Articles

UK CA Marking to replace CE Marking?ns020219-ukca-mark

Published 14th February 2020 – UK Marking of Machinery Issue 3 February 14th 2020

Published 2nd February 2019 – UK Marking of MachineryIssue 2 February 2nd 2019

Published 10th January 2019 in Machinebuilding.net.

UK Marking of MachineryIssue 1 January 3rd 2019

UPDATE: 2nd February 2019

The UK Government have updated their guidance on the use of the new UK CA marking, (UK Conformity Assessed). Link here – UKCA Mark. Note: The Government website now says the information is out of date. This is expected to be updated in the latter part of 2020.

25 Years of CE Marking

A history of CE Marking of Machinery and Laidler Associates, published January 2020 in Machinebuilding.net

Risk Assessment

Chris Steel developed the original risk assessment method used by many machinery manufacturers and consultancies in an article for SHP magazine in 1992. The article was brought up to date in 2017, 25 years later in SHP Magazine.

Pre-Work Risk Assessment Pads

Published: July 2015 in Machinebuilding.net website

Risk Assessment Pads

Guidance for CE marking of Machinery

Published: May 2015, updated August 2017

Machinery Guide June 2020

Shop around for Standards

Published: December 2014 in Machinebuilding.net website

Shop around for Standards

Machinery Safety – Buyer Beware

Published in Paper Industry Technology Association magazine February 2014

Machinery Safety – Buyer Beware

 CE Audits

Published in July 2016 in Machinebuilding.net website

CE auditing and the need for specifications and documentation


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