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EC type-examination certificate
Domain: Health and safety at work => Documents/certification
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Noun phrase
Grammar notes
A document issued by the notified body carrying out an EC type-examination in which it certifies that the product example under consideration complies with the provisions applicable to it.
The certificate shall be forwarded to the applicant, i.e. manufacturer or his authorised representative established in the Community, and will state the conclusions of the examination, indicate any conditions to which its issue may be subject, and be accompanied by the descriptions and drawings necessary for identification of the approved example.
Definition source
Jones 2003, adapted from DTI "The Supply of Machinery (Safety) Regulations 1992 (as amended), Guidelines on the Appointment of UK Notified Bodies to undertake inspection and certification for the purposes of the Conformity Assessment Procedures in the UK Regulations", 1999
European legislation
Directives 89/686/EEC, 89/392/EEC
British legislation
The Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 2002; The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1992
EC type-approval certificate, EC certificate of conformity
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