Declaration of Conformity
SafeMech can ensure that your Declaration of Conformity meets the requirements of all relevant
Directives to avoid problems with enforcement authorities.
A Declaration of Conformity (DOC) is a manufacturers declaration that their product is in
conformity with all relevant Directives.
Any product which carries a CE marking should also have a DOC which essentially explains what the CE marking
actually means for that equipment.
A DOC clearly mentions which equipment it applies to, down to serial number is necessary. It contains
references to all relevant Directives and also harmonised standards which are an important basis for conformity.
The signatory must be clearly identified and must be a person with direct management responsibility for the
There are some variants of the DOC, for example Machinery Directive includes the possibility of a Declaration of
Incorporation for incomplete items which although machinery with their own safety considerations, have no function
of their own until incorporated into other equipment.
SafeMech has templates for design and content of a Declaration of Conformity or Declaration of
You can read more about this topic in our articles:-
Declarations of Conformity
Declarations of Incorporation