Introduction to the Machinery Regulation


The aim of this training course is to provide a basic understanding of the Machinery Regulation and the fundamental 6-step process for CE marking. It covers the key differences between the Machinery Regulation and the Machinery Directive, the reasons for switching from a directive to a regulation, and an overview of the 6-step process. After acquiring the knowledge provided in the “Introduction to the Machinery Regulation” course and completing the exercises, delegates will be familiar with the regulation.

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  • What’s new in the Machinery Regulation
    • Transition period
    • Important changes
  • Introduction to the Machinery Regulation
    • Roles  
    • Definitions
  • The Machinery Regulation in the context of the 6-step process for CE marking
  • Essential health and safety requirements
  • Relevant exercises

Target group

This training course is aimed particularly at manufacturers, importers, integrators, distributors and end users of machinery, who must be informed about the Machinery Regulation: 

  • Machine designers  
  • Commissioning engineers
  • Design engineers
  • Project managers and engineering managers
  • System integrators
  • Health and safety coordinators
  • Those responsible for converting machinery
  • Those responsible for plant maintenance
  • End users responsible for purchasing machinery


The course is available in person as well as live online with a training manager. Delegates must attend at a specific time on specific dates. To participate in the online training you will need a laptop with a webcam and Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge. This course provides an ideal introduction to the Machinery Regulation, as well as an overview of the key differences in comparison with the Machinery Directive. For those delegates who have already completed training on CE marking, here you will find out more about the Machinery Regulation. For those wishing to complete further training on CE marking, this course can be helpful for understanding the “Basics of CE Marking” course, which is a prerequisite for “CECE – Certified expert for CE marking” certification.

Benefits to you

  • Gain an overview of the Machinery Regulation.
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of manufacturers, importers, design engineers, end users, etc. of machinery, in the context of the Machinery Regulation.  
  • Learn how to apply the provisions of the Machinery Regulation to the CE marking process.  
  • Understand the key essential health and safety requirements.
Introduction to the Machinery Regulation
Online language: en
3 hours
09:00 CET
Max. number of participants
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