Commission Proposal amending the Machinery Directive

Published: 15 April 2004

Policies & Issues: Internal Market - Product Safety Legislation

Orgalime letter to Mr Heinz Zourek

Orgalime believes that the existing Machinery Directive is an excellent example of successful EC harmonisation, which has provided for a high level of safety and for free trade in the EU's internal market. In this letter addressed to Mr Heinz Zourek, Deputy Director General of DG Enterprise, Orgalime has provided an annex explaining the many reasons why industry stakeholders do not want a revision of the Machinery Directive.

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Orgalim comments on the upcoming Impact Assessment of the Machinery Directive [8/2/2019]

Orgalim’s answer to the European Commission Inception Impact Assessment on the Revision of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC [8/2/2019]

Orgalim answer to the stakeholder survey for the evaluation study of the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU [24/1/2019]

Shaping the future of outdoor noise legislation: Orgalime comments to the European Commission’s evaluation and impact assessment of Directive 2000/14/EC on noise emission by outdoor equipment [21/12/2018]

How to modernise Directive 2000/14/EC on Outdoor Noise: Orgalime core policy statements on the public consultation [16/4/2018]

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Orgalime answer to the Inception Impact Assessment on the revision of the Outdoor Noise Directive 2000/14/EC [22/12/2017]

Orgalime’s answer to the European Commission’s evaluation roadmap of the Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU [27/11/2017]

Orgalime comments on the final report on the evaluation of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC [13/11/2017]