|Document ID (ISN)||112594|
|Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Executive
||Buying new machinery
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Sep. 2011. 12p. 5 ref.
||Buying_new_machinery_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
||This booklet is a short guide to the law and responsibilities when buying new machinery for use at work. It explains the main aspects of safety and health legislation that needs to be known by persons responsible for buying new machinery, including the United Kingdom Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 which require in particular that machinery is safe when supplied,comes with a Declaration of Conformity and user instructions in English, and is CE marked. It includes checklists for buying and installing new machinery.
||United Kingdom; machinery; responsibilities; legal aspects
||European Union; safety devices; safety guides; check lists; public OSH institutions; comment on directive
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Safety organization and training
|Broad subject area(s)
||Mechanical hazards, transport
||Safety and health information
Small and medium-sized enterprises