CE marking according to the EU Machinery Directive

Boost your knowledge of compliance requirements for machinery on the EU market.

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The EU Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC) specifies the basic health and safety requirements for machinery in the EU. This one-day online course offers a good understanding of the requirements of the directive and the route to compliance.

From the program


  • Requirements
  • Scope and exceptions
  • Definitions
  • The basics of CE marking
  • The responsibilities of the manufacturer
  • Certification process
  • "Appendix 4 products"
  • Partly completed machinery
  • Conversion and expansion of existing machinery
  • Risk assessment
  • Technical requirements: appendix 1
  • LVD (EN 60204-1)
  • Important harmonised standards
  • Technical documentation requirements
  • EC Declaration of Conformity



Course objectives

You will come away with a good understanding of the health and safety requirements for machinery and the process of demonstrating compliance with the EU Machinery directive.


Target audience

Anyone working in manufacturing, imports or distribution of machinery who needs to understand the health and safety requirements applying to machinery sold or used in the EU, for example quality managers, product or production managers, R&D managers, designers and purchasers.



No prerequisites required to take this course.



Farzad Farzaneh is an electrical engineer with experience in circuit board design and circuit board manufacturing. He has previous experience from EMC testing and EMC solutions and is today an expert CE marking and global compliance advisor to companies manufacturing, distributing and importing electrical products. Farzad has almost 20 years of experience in the field and is a highly sought-after instructor.

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05 sep, 202405 sep, 20241 dayOnlineEnglishRead More Book

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