Technology report: Methods for risk assessment

The European Machinery Directive requires that a risk analysis be performed for every machine before being brought to market. The convergence of IT and OT as well as the rapid technological development has made it necessary to revise the Machinery Directive. The result is the new Machinery Regulation: It will replace the Machinery Directive as the legal foundation. It contains additional requirements on the risk analysis. In addition to the general procedure for the risk analysis, various processes for the risk assessment are introduced and their properties explained in the following.

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