The European Commission has asked for feedback to the proposal for a Machinery Regulation, to replace the current Machinery Directive. In general, the current Machinery Directive is still fit for purpose, also in view of technological progress and digitisation. The Directive defines the essential health and safety requirements that machinery needs to meet to be placed on the market, but manufacturers are free to use any specific technologies reflecting the State of the Art. Therefore, manufacturers have the possibility to use any technological developments and innovation.
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