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  • BS EN 60204-1:2006+A1:2009 Electrical Safety of Machines

    Posted in Technical Construction Files on Nov 26, 2015 by Warren Spiers

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    This document has been produced by Spiers Engineering Safety as a guide to our clients for evidencing the design of electrical circuit. It summarises the design process implied by BS EN 60204-1 and can be used in conjunction with it. Compliance with this document DOES NOT GIVE A PRESUMPTION OF CONFORMITY as it is not a harmonised standard. Verification - Post installation electrical safety tests shall be completed in all cases regardless of calculations made during the design of the system in order to verify ‘as installed’ conditions, unless it is not reasonably practicable to do so. In this case please provide a justification/explanation for why it is not reasonably practicable to complete any applicable tests and what alternative actions have been taken to verify electrical safety.

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  • An Introduction to the Technical Construction File (TCF)

    Posted in Technical Construction Files on Jan 07, 2015 by Warren Spiers

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    What is the Technical Construction File (TCF)? The Technical Construction File (TCF), is required by the Machinery Directive and its contents are listed in ANNEX VII. The purpose of the technical file is to provide a means for the manufacturer to demonstrate the conformity of his product as well as to support market surveillance and enforcement activities.

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