Machinery and safety components


Since 7 May 2004 CIOP-PIB has been the Notified Body no. 1437 in the scope of the machinery directive (98/37/EC, and since 12 June 2009 in the scope of 2006/42/EC). In accordance with the provisions of the 2006/42/EC directive CIOP-PIB carries out the following conformity assessment procedures:

  • EC type examination
  • full quality assurance of a machinery

The scope of the products subject to the conformity assessment within the 2006/42/EC directive in CIOP-PIB:

  • circular saws and band saws for working with wood and meat
  • surface and thickness planers for woodworking
  • combined woodworking machines
  • hand-fed tenoning machines for woodworking
  • hand-fed vertical spindle moulding machines for woodworking
  • portable chainsaws for woodworking
  • protective devices designed to detect the presence of persons
  • power – operated interlocking movable guards designed to be used as safeguards in machines
  • logic units to ensure safety functions
  • other machines for which a participation of a notified body in the process of conformity assessment is not demanded

Diagrams of the conformity assessment procedures:

The conformity assessment of machinery / safety components is carried out in accordance with the certification system 1b, 6 (PKN Guide No. 67).

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Beware of counterfeit CIOP-PIB’s certificates

  • All and any product modifications which is the subject of the certificate issued by our Institute should be notified to the Centre for Certification of Products
  • EC type-examination certificates are not intended for commercial distribution,
  • The document which authorizes to introduce the products into the market is a declaration of conformity with a type for which, EC type examination certificate has been issued; a declaration shall be drawn up by the manufacturer / authorized representatives,
  • if the recipient of a product requires the EC type examination certificate, the distribution right has only the holder of a certificate, after the confirmation of compliance of a copy with the original copy
  • falsification of a certificate (including falsification of a photocopy or scan of a certificate), or the use of such a converted document as authentic is a crime under Article 270 § 1 of the Criminal Code.
  • INFORMATION about the entities which have been found to make counterfeit certificate (its photocopy or scan), or to use a fake certificate will be posted on the website of the Institute.

The applications should be sent to the Centre for Certification of Products by e-mail: or by fax: 22 623 37 28

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