Machine Safety

11.05.2020
Hygiene requirements for food processing machinery
08.04.2020
A new amendment to the list of harmonized standards for the Machinery Directive has been published in the Official Journal of the EU.
12.12.2019
For the first time since March 2018, the EU Commission has published a consolidated list of harmonized standards for the Machinery Directive.
04.09.2018
Read Infomation about technical regulations
14.03.2018
A new list of harmonized standards for the Machinery Directive has been published in the Official Journal of the EU.
14.03.2018
The error of the European Commission has been corrected. The European safety standard EN 12331:2003 A2:2010 for meat mincers has been harmonized again.
03.08.2017
For the time being, the new guideline for the Machinery Directive is only available in English.
24.05.2017
In the course of the revision of EN 415-3 and EN 415-7 and the associated shift from cartoners to EN 415-7, it is planned to no longer treat bag-in-box machines as normative as before.
13.02.2017
CEN/TC 153 has decided to withdraw Technical Report TR 15623 "Food processing machinery - Guideline - Materials in the food industry". We explain background and alternative.
03.02.2017
The draft of the VDI guideline 2263 "Dust fires and dust explosions; hazard assessment - protective measures" has been published. Objections are possible until 31.07.2017.
Matthias Balley
Matthias Balley
Technical affairs, Research & standardisation beverage machinery, dairy machinery, packaging machinery, machine safety, Hygienic Design, materials for direct food contact, BVT (BREF)
+49 69 6603-1480
+49 69 6603-2480
Ortwin Fink
Ortwin Fink
Technical Affairs, Research & standardisation food processing machinery, Hygienic Design (open systems), machine safety food processing machinery
+49 69 6603-1435
+49 69 6603-2435