Machinery manufacturers are obliged to carry out conformity assessments and conformity assessment procedures on machines built. This involves documentation that confirms that the requirements of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC have been met. Manufacturers should also affix the UKCA mark to their machines so that end users are aware that compliance has been achieved.
Granta's commitment to these requirements has been extensive. Technical files are prepared for every project and a rigorous safety design and verification procedure is undertaken; the customer is therefore guaranteed peace of mind. Granta will also sign the declaration of conformity, taking responsibility for ensuring that the essential health and safety requirements of the Machinery Directive have been met.
Benefits for you include:
A supplier who can be trusted for machinery safety
Protection of staff without jeopardizing productivity
A safer, better workplace for production operatives
Confirmation that your legal obligations regarding the machinery have been met.
Typically +40% due to: no holidays or breaks, forced takt time, longer working hours, faster speeds etc.
H&S claims reduced to zero as all manual handing is now done by the robotic palletiser.
Payback is often less than 1 year due to labour saving, production increase, reduced HR.