ESC Machinery Safety is a UK-based engineering consultancy, with over 30 years of experience in all aspects of Machinery Safety, including: PUWER inspection, CE Marking and ISO 13849-1 / IEC 62061 compliance studies. All ESC consultants are CMSE – Certified Machinery Safety Expert (TÜV Nord).

Engineering Safety Consultants (ESC) has extensive experience in providing machinery safety assessments for the manufacturing, power, food, milling, automotive and extrusion industries as well as many others.

As part of your machinery safety assessment, ESC is able to offer:

Quick and efficient risk assessments

Inspection by certified machinery safety experts

Pragmatic solutions to address shortfalls in compliance with regulations and standards

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Comprehensive reports, including all documentation required by regulations

HSE Notice Support

Has your company been issued an improvement notice or prohibition notice by HSE (Health & Safety Executive)? 

ESC Machinery Safety can help!

Our expert team of consultants, all of whom are Certified Machinery Safety Experts (CMSE TÜV Nord),  understand these issues and can provide solutions in response to any HSE interventions.


Machinery Risk Assessment

Risk Assessment to ISO 12100 (formerly ISO 14121), as required by The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 and PUWER

PUWER Inspection

The Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998 (PUWER) are applicable to any machinery used at work (i.e. apparatus, tools, machinery, appliances or installations for use at work) and require that a risk assessment is performed.

CE Marking

Includes assessment against Essential Health and Safety Requirements (EHSRs) and EC Directives:

  • Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC
  • ATEX Directive 94/9/EC
  • EMC Directive 2014/30/EU
  • Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU
  • Pressure Equipment Directive 2014/68/EU et

Functional Safety

ISO 13849-1 and IEC 62061 (Safety of Machinery – Safety Related Parts of Control System), including control risk assessment, Performance Level (PL)/Safety Integrity Level (SIL) Targeting, Verification and Validation

Risk Assessment Software

  • ESC has applied its 30+ combined years of machinery safety know-how to develop MachSET:
  • MachSET – Machinery Safety Evaluation Toolset combines a family of modules allowing the user to complete risk assessment and inspection activities in line with UK standards.

Safety Design and Implementation

The aim of Safety Design & Implementation is to address any residual risks identified in the risk assessment and audit process.

Machinery Safety Software

The Machinery Safety Evaluation Toolset is a new family of modules being developed by ESC experts. It allows the user to complete risk assessments and inspection activities in line with UK standards. Register your interest now and be the first to receive the FREE trial.

Contact Us

Contact us or all aspects of Machinery Safety, including:

  • Machinery risk assessment
  • PUWER inspection
  • CE Marking
  • ISO 13849-1 / IEC 62061 compliance studies
  • Functional Safety
  • HSE Notice response

Tel: +44 (0) 208 542 2807

Case Study

Download our case study and see how our team of experts can deliver the best solutions in machinery safety.