Article 8 : Specific measures - machinery directive 2006/42/EC

The text in RED color is the amended or added text in comparison with the former 98/37/EC machinery directive.

Article 8 :  Specific measures

1. The Commission, acting in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 22(3), may take any appropriate measure to implement the provisions relating to the following points:

(a) updating of the indicative list of safety components in Annex V referred to in point (c) in Article 2;

(b) restriction of the placing on the market of machinery referred to in Article 9.

2. The Commission, acting in accordance with the procedure referred to in Article 22(2), may take any appropriate measure connected with the implementation and practical application of this Directive, including measures necessary to ensure cooperation of Member States with each other and with the Commission, as provided for in Article 19(1).


This article refers to the powers of the Commission to:

  • Update Annex V of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC "Indicative list of safety components referred to in Article 2, paragraph c)" for which the list of products concerned is not yet fixed and will perhaps evolve under the pressure of the technical and technological evolution.
  • Take measures for certain potentially hazardous machinery.

Original Comment:

Ce point concerne les pouvoirs de la Commission pour :

  • Mettre à jour l’annexe V de la directive machines 2006/42/CE « Liste indicative des composants de sécurité visés à l'article 2, point c) » pour laquelle la liste des produits concernés n’est pas encore figée et risque d’évoluer sous la pression de l’évolution technique et technologique.
  • Prendre des mesures pour certaines machines potentiellement dangereuses.