New EN 280-1: 2022 fact sheet

The new standard that will supersede EN 280: 2013 + A1: 2015 was published in February 2022:EN 280-1: 2022 Mobile elevating work platforms – Part 1: Design and calculations – Stability criteria – Construction – Safety – Examinations and tests. This standard was harmonised for the EU in July 2023; it defines a new state […]

New MEWP Standards Harmonised

In August 2023, a new standard EN 280-1:2022 was harmonised, covering the compliance of Mobile Elevating Working Platforms (MEWPs). Originally published in February 2022, this standard will ultimately supersede EN 280:2013+A1:2015, which also remains a harmonised standard for MEWPs until 2nd February 2025. Until this date, both standards will therefore represent ‘state-of-the-art’ for products placed […]

A new standard for MEWPs

In February 2022, a new standard EN 280-1:2022 was published, covering the compliance of Mobile Elevating Working Platforms (MEWPs). This standard is intended to supersede EN 280:2013+A1:2015, which remains the current harmonised and designated standard for MEWPs. Until EN 280-1:2022 is harmonised and designated, EN 280:2013+A1:2015 will continue to represent ‘state-of-the-art’ for these machines, but […]

New Machinery Regulations to be published

The European Commission has announced the impending publication of new Machinery Regulations, which are set to replace the existing Machinery Directive (2006/42/EC). With publication expected in July 2023, the new duties, which include both process and technical changes, would be imposed on manufacturers in January 2027. The new Regulations seek to bolster the compliance requirements […]

UKCA explained

amtri veritas has launched a webinar explaining UKCA regulations, aimed at manufacturers who place products on the UK market. You can watch it here.

Shared certification with EU notified bodies

As a UK Approved Body amtri veritas can issue UKCA certificates for machinery that has previously been placed on the EU market. We have made working agreements with a number of leading EU Notified Bodies on behalf of clients who require a UKCA certificate in addition to an existing EC Type Certificate. In many cases […]

Market Surveillance Regulation

The Market Surveillance Regulation 2019/1020 came into force in the EU on 16 July 2021. It introduced new duties for economic operators to cooperate with EU market surveillance authorities. Manufacturers based outside the EU may need to appoint an Authorised Representative in the EU who, while having no duties under the Machinery Directive, takes on […]

UKCA What is happening when for machinery compliance

From 1 January 2021 manufacturers of machinery that falls within the scope of the Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 2008 can start to apply the UKCA mark (as well as or in place of the CE mark) to machinery that is placed on the market or put into service in the UK. From 1 January […]