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  • Discussions about EN13849 and EN62061
  • Discussions about content and interpretation of Machinery Directive.
  • Administered by Pilz. Good if you want a quick competent response to a technical question.
  • Best first approach to BSI site if you are looking for standards rather than information about BSI.
  • The international body responsbile for electrical standards. You can buy standards on this site as well as finding information.
  • The international co-ordinating body for standards.
  • CEN, the European Committee for Standardization, draws up voluntary technical specifications to help achieve the Single Market in Europe, promoting the welfare of citizens and sustainable development
  • European Committee for Electrotechnical Standardization.
  • The body responsible for standards in USA
  • German Institute for Standardisation
  • Similar operation to BSI in France
  • The EU organisation which co-ordinates Notified Bodies
  • EUR-Lex provides direct free access to the text of all European Union law.
  • Lists of unsfae products for which enforcement action has been taken.
  • The UK Government body responsible for Health and Safety
  • UK government department responsible for CE marking Directives.
  • The UK government body responsible for co-ordinating Trading standards departments.
  • One of the biggest names in Safety related control equipment.
  • Very large control gear manufacturer covering all aspects of electrical systems as well as safety components.
    Guardmaster are now part of Rockwell.
  • A wide range of safety components, particularly switches and relays.
  • Some good products but a rather unco-ordinated range
  • Very large control gear manufacturer with a good range of safety products.


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