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The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 1992

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I PRELIMINARY

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and revocation

    2. 2.Interpretation

  3. PART II APPLICATION

    1. 3.Relevant machinery

    2. 4.Definition of “machinery”

    3. General exclusions

      1. 5.Excluded machinery

      2. 6.Machinery for export to a third country

    4. Transitional exclusions

      1. 7.Machinery first supplied or put into service before 1st January 1993

      2. 8.Exclusion until 31st December 1994 of machinery which complies with health and safety provisions in force in a member State on 31st December 1992

    5. Exclusion of machinery covered by other Directives

      1. 9.Exclusion of specific machinery

      2. 10.Machinery where risks are wholly covered by other Directives

  4. PART III GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

    1. 11.General duty

    2. 12.Requirements for supply of relevant machinery

    3. Conformity assessment procedures

      1. 13.Relevant machinery other than Schedule 4 machinery

      2. 14.Schedule 4 machinery manufactured in accordance with transposed harmonised standards

      3. 15.Schedule 4 machinery not manufactured in accordance with transposed harmonised standards

      4. 16.Modifications to relevant machinery

      5. 17.Approved bodies

      6. 18.United Kingdom approved bodies

      7. 19.Fees

      8. 20.Certificate of adequacy

      9. 21.EC type-examination

    4. Declaration and marking procedures

      1. 22.EC declaration of conformity

      2. 23.Declaration of incorporation

      3. 24.Retention of documentation

      4. 25.The EC mark

    5. Supplementary provisions

      1. 26.Conditions for relevant machinery being taken to comply with the relevant essential health and safety requirements

      2. 27.Judicial review of decisions of approved bodies

  5. PART IV ENFORCEMENT

    1. 28.Application of Schedule 6

    2. 29.Offences

    3. 30.Penalties

    4. 31.Defence of due diligence

    5. 32.Liability of persons other than the principal offender

    6. 33.Consequential disapplication of United Kingdom law

    7. 34.Relevant machinery which is electrical equipment

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      REVOCATION OF REGULATIONS

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      THE EC MARK (Annex III of the Machinery Directive)

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      ESSENTIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF MACHINERY

      1. (Annex I of the Machinery Directive)

        1. PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS

        2. 1.PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS

        3. 2.ADDITIONAL ESSENTIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF...

        4. 3.ESSENTIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS TO OFFSET THE PARTICULAR HAZARDS...

        5. 4.ESSENTIAL HEALTH AND SAFETY REQUIREMENTS TO OFFSET THE PARTICULAR HAZARDS...

        6. 5.ESSENTIAL SAFETY AND HEALTH REQUIREMENTS FOR MACHINERY INTENDED SOLELY FOR...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      MACHINERY POSING SPECIAL HAZARDS

      1. (Annex IV of the Machinery Directive)

        1. 1.Circular saws (single or multi-blade) for working with wood and...

        2. 2.Hand-fed surface planing machines for woodworking.

        3. 3.Thicknessers for one-side dressing with manual loading and/or unloading for...

        4. 4.Band-saws with a mobile bed or carriage and manual loading...

        5. 5.Combined machines of the types referred to in 1 to...

        6. 6.Hand-fed tenoning machines with several tool holders for woodworking.

        7. 7.Hand-fed vertical spindle moulding machines.

        8. 8.Portable chain saws for woodworking.

        9. 9.Presses, including press-brakes, for the cold working of metals, with...

        10. 10.Injection or compression plastics-moulding machines with manual loading or unloading....

        11. 11.Injection or compression rubber-moulding machines with manual loading or unloading....

        12. 12.Machinery for underground working of the following types: machinery on...

        13. 13.Manually-loaded trucks for the collection of household refuse incorporating a...

        14. 14.Guards and detachable transmission shafts with universal joints as described...

        15. 15.Vehicles servicing lifts.

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      EXCLUDED MACHINERY

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      ENFORCEMENT

      1. 1.Enforcement in Great Britain in relation to relevant machinery for use at work

      2. 2.Enforcement in Northern Ireland in relation to relevant machinery for use at work

      3. 3.Enforcement in relation to relevant machinery as goods for private use or consumption

      4. 4.Forfeiture: England and Wales and Northern Ireland

      5. 5.Forfeiture: Scotland

      6. 6.Duty of enforcement authority to inform Secretary of State of action taken

      7. 7.Savings

      8. 8.Nothing in these Regulations shall authorise an enforcement authority to...

      9. 9.Interpretation

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      MINING DISAPPLICATIONS

      1. PART I MADE UNDER THE MINES AND QUARRIES ACT 1954

      2. PART II (MADE UNDER THE MINES AND QUARRIES ACT 1954 AND THE HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK ETC. ACT 1974)

      3. PART III (MADE UNDER THE HEALTH AND SAFETY AT WORK ETC. ACT 1974)

  7. Explanatory Note

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