CECE guidance on the classification of attachments to construction equipment for the machinery directive 2006/42/EC
The attachments fitted on construction equipment may be considered in the frame of machinery directive 2006/42/EC as part of a machine, interchangeable equipment and Partly Completed Machinery (further called PCM).
This document gives criteria and guidelines to identify the status of the various type of attachment as established by directive 2006/42/EC.
a. Basic attachment or tools
b. Interchangeable equipment
c. Partly Completed Machinery (PCM)
Lifting accessories have also been considered.
This document has been set up to ensure a common understanding between the various parties concerned and a common approach for the manufacturers.