Machines and installations undergo changes in the form of conversions, retrofitting or expansions over the course of their service life. This generally has direct effects on the machine’s safety requirements as well.
It is decisive whether the modification is classified as “significant.” An internationally recognised document details the criteria for classifying a modification as significant. This document also specifies a generally recognised procedure to check this.
If the modification to the machine and its protective measures is of a significant nature, legislation requires that the conformity assessment process must be repeated for the modified overall system.
Our experience helps you make the informed decision on whether a modification is classed as “significant” or not.
Benefits for you
- Experienced machinery safety experts help you assess modifications and conversion measures.
- You benefit from an assessment in compliance with all legal requirements regarding whether the modification in your facility is a “significant modification.”
- Analysis of the existing machine and the planned conversion regarding the effects on safety.
- Support in deciding the degree of conversion and modifications.
- Preparation of a report on the decision concerning a significant modification.
- Assistance in performing the conformity assessment process.