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20 Mar 2018

Machinery Directives at a Glance

Pilz have produced a poster of the guidelines associated with the Machinery Directive, the main legislation governing health and safety requirements for machines across Europe.

Setting the criteria for a safe machine, the Machinery Directive (MD) is supported by the following group of European harmonised standards:

  • A-type standards specify basic concepts, terminology and design principles applicable to all categories of machinery
  • B-type standards deal with specific aspects of machinery safety or specific types of safeguard that can be used across a wide range of categories of machinery
  • C-type standards provide specifications for a given category of machinery.

The new poster, entitled “Safeguards for plant and machinery", offers a quick overview of the finer details of the standards, whilst providing Pilz-specific solutions to aid machinery manufacturers.

To download a PDF or print copy of the poster click here.

Alternatively to receive a paper copy please contact Pilz by email on ‘marketing@pilz.co.uk’ or phone on 01536 460766.

Safeguards for Plant and Machinery Poster
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United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 1536 460766
E-Mail: sales@pilz.co.uk

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