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Regulatory ESSENTIAL
Australia - Machine Safety

Modular information package with all the essential information for compliant products in your target market.
Conveniently read online at Product-Compliance-Portal ROGER WILLCO.

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Status: Published 2022-02-25 by Torsten Sahm and Benjamin Kerger
Last change 2024-03-01 by Torsten Sahm: Comment on the comparability to EU legislation , Machine safety and guarding
   
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Subject Areas of this Essential:


Machine safety and guarding

Scope of this ESSENTIAL
This ESSENTIAL describes the machine safety requirements given by the different acting authorities in Australia in its territories. There is no general law for Australia.
This ESSENTIAL does not describe machine guarding related to working safety.'

Analysis of regulatory requirements

Legislation in force for this PCT
here you will get a linked document in ROGER WILLCO
(only reachable with additional ROGER WILLCO licence)

Are legal provisions regulates the product compliance topic? If yes, what is the reference (title, number)?

Scope of legislation
This ESSENTIAL describes the machine safety requirements given by the acting authorities in Australia or its several states. This ESSENTIAL does not describe machine guarding related to working safety.'

Responsible actors
here you will get textual information

Which actor(s) are responsible for compliance with the legal provisions: e. g. - economic operators (manufacturer, importer, distributor, fulfilment service provider), - user (commercial/industrial/professional), - user (private, consumer)?

Regulatory market access conditions for the actor(s)
here you will get textual information

What are the main regulatory requirements (e. g. conformity assessment fulfilment of essential requirements of Annex I 2006/42/EC) prior placing on the market, importation and putting into service (brief description)

Exemption clauses
here you will get textual information

Exempted devices/products or industry sectors.

Sub-federal legislation of states/counties
here you will get textual information

E. g. by 2019 an Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) on governance of the Electrical Equipment Safety System (EESS) has been signed by Queensland, Victoria, Western Australia and Tasmania.

FTA/MRA status with EU
here you will get a linked document in ROGER WILLCO
(only reachable with additional ROGER WILLCO licence)

Has the country signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) or a Mutual recognition agreement (MRA) with EU?

Market surveillance authority
here you will get textual information

Name of the authority for market surveillance and/or enforcement

Authority
here you will get textual information

Name of the authority for approval, registration, market surveillance and/or enforcement

Link/Reference to other reference document(s)
here you will get a linked document in ROGER WILLCO
(only reachable with additional ROGER WILLCO licence)

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

Route to compliance

Formal and administrative requirements

Registration at related authority required?
here you will get textual information

Product registration? Manufacturer registration? Importer / Representative registration? if required.

Local representative legally required?
here you will get textual information

[Yes/No]

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

Equipment authorization (approval process)

Approval process (conformity assessment procedure)
here you will get textual information

Means each legally required approval process prior placing on the market, importation or putting into service

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

Testing & Standards

General information to the application of standards
here you will get related hyperlink(s)

e. g. China: GB standards are mandatory, EU: harmonized standards shall be published in the OJEU with respect to "presumption of conformity"

National Standardisation Organisation
here you will get related hyperlink(s)

Link to organisation

Are national standards based on IEC/ISO standards?
here you will get textual information

Undetailed information

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

Regulatory labelling, markings and user information

Regulatory label (mandatory)
here you will get textual information

e. g. product label

User instructions language(s)
here you will get textual information

Regulated by the legal provisions

User instruction requirements and specific compliance notes
here you will get textual information

Form, sentence inside, simple text. E. g. FCC/ISED compliance information, SAR information, battery, environmental information like waste

Digital user documentation allowed?
here you will get textual information

User instructions allowed by QR-Code/internet or digital medium or integrated in device with display? Safety instruction allowed by QR-Code or digital medium?

Warnings, symbols
here you will get textual information

e. g. ANSI Z 535.4

Hints
here you will get textual information

Specific recommendations, information or most common mistakes

General Information:

   Australia

Code, ContinentAUS, Australia
Economic AreaAPEC
Official LanguageAustralia does not have an official language, the main language of Australia is definitely ENGLISH. The written English used is closely related to the English of Britain, although there are a few differences in spelling.
Standard InstituteStandards Australia | https://www.standards.org.au/
HS CodememberYes

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