2006/42/EC Machinery Directive

UDEM 2292 and UDEM Adriatic 2696 is notified body by European Union Commission about Machinery Directive  for CE Marking.


2006/42/EC Machinery Directive covers very wide range of machinery, directive also underlines high risk of machinery at Annex IV of the directive:


  • Circular saws (single- or multi-blade) for working with wood and material with similar physical characteristics or for working with meat and material with similar physical characteristics

  • Hand-fed surface planing machinery for woodworking

  • Thicknessers for one-side dressing having a built-in mechanical feed device, with manual loading and/or unloading for woodworking

  • Band-saws with manual loading and/or unloading for working with wood and material with similar physical characteristics or for working with meat and material with similar physical characteristicsCombined machinery of the types referred to in points 1 to 4 and in point 7 for working with wood and material with similar physical characteristics

  • Hand-fed tenoning machinery with several tool holders for woodworking

  • Hand-fed vertical spindle moulding machinery for working with wood and material with similar physical characteristics

  • Portable chainsaws for woodwork

  • Presses, including press-brakes, for the cold working of metals, with manual loading and/or unloading, whose movable working parts may have a travel exceeding 6 mm and a speed exceeding 30 mm/s

  • Injection or compression plastics-moulding machinery with manual loading or unloading

  • Injection or compression rubber-moulding machinery with manual loading or unloading

  • Machinery for underground working of the lokomotives and brake-vans and hydraulic powered roof supports

  • Manually loaded trucks for the collection of household refuse incorporating a compression mechanism

  • Removable mechanical transmission devices including their guard

  • Guards for removable mechanical transmission devices

  • Vehicle servicing lifts

  • Devices for the lifting of persons or of persons and goods involving a hazard of falling from a vertical height of more than three metres

  • Portable cartridge-operated fixing and other impact machinery

  • Protective devices designed to detect the presence of persons

  • Power-operated interlocking movable guards designed to be used as safeguards in machinery

  • Logic units to ensure safety functions

  • Roll-over protective structures (ROPS)

  • Falling-object protective structures (FOPS)


Full text of the 2006/42/EC Machinery Directive can be accessed from here.



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