CE marking and your legal obligations:
What is CE marking?
CE marking laws
- Directives and regulations:
- Which apply to our products?
- What products are covered?
- What do we need to do?
- Conformity assessment:
- How do we prove compliance?
Enforcement & authorities:
Technical files and Testing:
- Low voltage devices (LVD)
- Electromagnetic compatibility (EMC)
- Restriction of hazardous substances (RoHS)
- Energy related products (ErP)
Beyond CE marking:
- General Product Safety Directive
- International certification schemes
Delegates will gain a good understanding of the key issues relating to CE marking, from the principles to the actual requirements that need to be satisfied. This will include some practical skills to enable you to implement and manage these requirements within your company.
By the end of this training course, you will be able to:
- Understand what CE marking is
- Explain CE marking to others
- Understand how to demonstrate compliance
- Create a Declaration of Conformity
- Prepare a technical file
Anyone involved in the design, development, production and selling of products that are placed on the European market. This includes, design engineers, project managers, engineering managers, approvals engineers, quality managers, sales managers. In particular those who sign the Declaration of Conformity. This course is intended to inform those that do not already understand CE marking requirements and to clarify and reinforce the understanding of those already familiar with the concepts.
Alastair McLaughlin is a Senior Engineer and Product Safety Specialist at TÜV SÜD and has worked in Consumer Product Testing and Compliance Management since 1993.
Alastair has previously worked in PCB fabrication, major retailers' suppliers, major children's product manufacturers., and has worked at TUV SUD since 2009.
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is used to describe the learning activities professionals engage in to develop and enhance their abilities. Engaging in Continuing Professional Development ensures that both academic and practical qualifications do not become out-dated or obsolete; allowing individuals to continually ‘up skill’ or ‘re-skill’ themselves, regardless of occupation, age or educational level.
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