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Machinery Safety Compliance Total Compliance Solutions including Risk Assessments, PUWER Assessments and CE marking for Machinery

TĂœV SĂœD Product Service

TÜV SÜD Product Service offers assessment and engineering services to manufacturers and users of machinery, so that they can have peace of mind that they comply with all applicable machinery safety legislation. As the UK market leader in machinery safety, we offer complete solutions, and our many years of experience in safety compliance provides you with the reassurance that your machinery has been independently assessed by experts. Machinery Risk Assessments

TÜV SÜD Product Service offers comprehensive Machinery Risk Assessments, which are carried out in accordance with all relevant national requirements. As a result of the risk assessment you will receive: A report covering each individual machine, showing where the machine conforms and highlighting any non-conformities The identification of areas of concern Recommendations of control methods and the identification of all applicable standards


PUWER or the Provision & Use of Work Equipment Regulations require users of work equipment to carry out regular risk assessments which are documented and kept on file. The regulations require that all work equipment provided is suitable for its intended task and can be used without putting persons at risk. TÜV SÜD Product Service can offer comprehensive machinery assessments against the requirements of PUWER as well as a variety of training seminars on site or at a venue of your choice.

CE Marking for Machinery

We offer a comprehensive CE Marking service against the requirements of the Machinery Directive which can be tailored to individual company requirements. As part of our Machinery Directive services our expert engineers can give you advice and assistance covering: Comprehensive risk assessments against the needs of the Essential Health and Safety Requirements within the Machinery Directive Cross referencing risk assessments with all applicable EN Standards for presumed compliance once a control measure has been implemented Compilation of the machine’s Technical Construction File Raising of a Declaration of Conformity or Declaration of Incorporation Testing Methods and Procedures Holding the Technical Construction File for both EU and non-EU businesses

mCom Software

Compliance with the EMC Directive

The specially designed mCom software includes the changes in 2010 to the Machinery Directive and the most recent control integrity standards. Customers benefit from the flexibility of the system, which allows specific user defined checklists to be incorporated into the system.

For cost-effective certification, the EMC testing service covers all commercial, military and a number of special purpose standards, which we will guide you through. As part of the service we can give advice and assistance on the following: Recommendations to help meet the requirements of the EMC Directive Test reports for EMC Compliance in accordance with relevant standards

TÜV SÜD Product Service has developed a risk assessment management system which is used by its engineers to assist manufacturers in managing their extensive risk assessment documentation.

Machinery Directive Notified Body

TÜV SÜD BABT is able to complete conformity assessments for machinery that is required to have Notified Body certification under the Machinery Directive. This includes equipment such as saw machinery, presses, injection moulding machinery and some guarding. It is also a Notified Body under the Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) and Low Voltage Directives, to which most equipment that is subject to Machinery Directive requirements must also comply.Directive and will include:

TÜV SÜD Product Service offers on-site testing services to ensure that machines comply with the EMC Directive thereby saving cost compared to setting up products up in a laboratory environment.

Pre-Purchase Audits

TÜV SÜD Product Service offers comprehensive CE Compliance audits for manufacturers who are purchasing and importing machinery into the EU. Our CE Compliance audits will make sure that machinery complies with the requirements of the Machinery Directive and will include: Documentation Checks Electrical Checks Mechanical Checks Health & Safety Checks

The SEMI Standards are recognised as a prime declaration of the safety of equipment used in the semiconductor industry. TÜV SÜD Product Service can offer comprehensive machinery assessments to the requirements of applicable SEMI Standards. TÜV SÜD Product Service will provide the following: Risk Analysis as required by SEMI S10 on any noncompliances noted on the completed equipment S2 summary checklist and evaluation file which covers assistance on compliance requirements and solutions (referenced directly to the requirements of the applicable guidelines and Standards) and test reports for EMC Compliance

ATEX Directive

Companies that manufacture explosion-proof equipment and systems for the European Market must conform to the requirements of the ATEX 94/9/EC European Directive, which establishes a legal framework that manufacturers must follow to protect employees and property from explosion risk in potentially explosive environments. TÜV SÜD Product Service offers a wide range of services to ensure that your products are compliant for use in explosive environments. We can advise you on the different conformity assessment procedures required for the equipment categories defined in the directive (categories 1, 2 and 3) and provide full certification or help with self assessment.

Functional Safety Assessments

TÜV SÜD Product Service offers advice and assistance according to EN 13849-1 to mitigate machinery safety hazards. We can conduct a comprehensive risk assessment undertaken in accordance with EN14121-1 for the relevant phases of the life cycle of a machine where safety functions are to be performed by safety related parts of the control system (SRP/ CS). Following this assessment, EN 13849-1 can be used to show compliance with the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC. We can work alongside your design / engineering team to: Determine the performance level required (PLr) for each safety function Assist with design and technical realisation of the safety function Evaluate the performance level considering category, MTTFd, diagnostic coverage (DC) and common cause failures (CCF) Complete validation to demonstrate that the combination of SRP/CS providing each safety function meets all relevant requirements

Machinery Safety Training

We offer an extensive range of machinery safety training courses available to all engineering levels within the industry. They vary from single day introductory courses to 5-day courses with professional awards, covering the following topics: Introduction to Machinery Safety Introduction to ATEX Electrical Machinery Safety Functional Safety University Certification in Professional Development (UCPD): European Safety Requirements

All of these courses are available to book on our website:

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