On the Official Journal of the European Union n.49 of 9 February 2018 the updated lists of harmonized standards have been published according to the following Directives:
- 2014 / 68 / UE 'PED' Directive
- 2014 / 29 / UE 'SPVD' Directive
On February 1, the European Commission published its proposal to revise the directive on the quality of water intended for human consumption, the so-called drinking water directive.
Main results of the Commission proposal
The European Commission has opened the 23 January the public consultation on the evaluation and possible revision of the 2000 / 14 / CE Directive on the environmental acoustic emission of the machines and equipment intended to work outdoors
An evaluation of the effectiveness of the current legislation in this field has been started for some time and now the possibility of drawing up a legislative proposal to revise the Directive is being considered.
November 27 was published the Inception Impact Assessment (which you can find attached) for the possible revision of the 2000 / 14 / CE Directive on the environmental noise emission of outdoor machines and equipment.
The aim of the document is to inform citizens and stakeholders about the programs of the European Commission in order to have first feedback on the project and effectively participate in future consultation activities.
The document consists of four parts:
The 21 / 2017 / EU Directive has been published on the European Official Gazette of November 2102 / XNUMX, which partially modifies the RoHS Directive II (Restricted Use of Certain Dangerous Substances in Electrical and Electronic Equipment).
The main purpose of the new legislative provision is to adapt the text of RoHS Directive II to the legislative framework regulating the placing on the market of products
The main novelties that will be introduced by the 2017 / 2102 / EU Directive are as follows:
With the NOMAD project, the European Commission had analyzed the sound emission levels statements of the machines in the maintenance manuals of manufacturers.
Inail, in accordance with the provisions of section 2 of Art. 6 17 / 2010 2 (7 459 96), conducts technical assessment activities in support of the Italian Market Supervisory Authority (Ministry of Economic Development and Ministry of Labor and Social Policies).
The European Commission has published the evaluation study on the 2006 / 42 / CE Machinery Directive that it had commissioned Technopolis.
The purpose of the assessment is to verify the performance of the Directive and to determine whether it is useful in achieving the objectives it seeks to ascertain whether or not it is necessary to carry out its review. This is the decision that the Commission will have to take in the coming months based on the analysis of the results of this study.
In the Official Journal of the European Union of September 8, updated lists of harmonized standards have been published in accordance with 2014 / 34 / EU ATEX and 2014 / 35 / EU LVD Directives.
The lists can be consulted at the following links:
• Harmonized ATEX standards
The next 3 October, ANIMA organizes, as the first moment of in-depth study, an information seminar on the 2014 / 53 / EU RED Directive.
We remind that the 2014 / 53 / EU Directive has repealed the previous 1999 / 5 / CE Directive 'R & TTE' and represents, from last 13 June 2017, the legislative provision for making available on the European Union market of radio equipment . The Directive has introduced a number of novelties, such as specific requirements for equipment incorporating radio equipment (combined-equipment).