This second edition cancels and replaces the first edition (ISO ), which has been technically revised. It also incorporates the Amendment ISO. Annex A of BS EN ISO provides examples of changes that can be BS EN ISO Safety of machinery – Permanent means of access to. Procter Machine Guarding has published a new White Paper that explains the requirements laid down in the edition of BS EN ISO
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It will be used by: In general, if it is anticipated that regular access will be required for machine operation, cleaning or maintenance, then a permanent means of access ns be given due consideration see also Clause 5 below. Nevertheless, it would be isoo to verify the safety requirements either by calculation or testing.
The previous editions cease to provide a presumption of conformity to the Machinery Directive on 31 December For example, rather than require an access point so that lubrication points can be reached, lubrication points should be made accessible from ground level or a lubrication circuit and pump could be installed.
A permanent means of access is fixed to the machine or an adjacent structure in such a way that it cannot be removed without the use of tools.
Furthermore, the standard applies to parts of the building or civil construction if the main function of these is to provide access to the machine. The four parts are, in full:. Another point to note from the iiso is that handrails must be rigid, which excludes the use of ropes, chains or cables.
Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings. Anyone responsible for specifying or designing machines or permanent means of access, including building or civil constructions where the main function is to provide access to a machine or process, should download or request a copy of the new White Paper. Some leeway is provided for designers, as shown by this example from subclause 5.
BS EN ISO 14122-4:2016
Permanent means of access to machinery. This is Part 4 in a series of four international standards which define general requirements for safe access to machinery. Accept and continue Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings.
Your basket is empty. For testing stepladders, the reader is referred to ENLadders. Find Similar Items This product falls into the following categories. There is no option izo the Annex for verifying the safety requirements by calculation. Please contact me Request a quote Request a risk assessment 141224- me a brochure.
Search all products by. Annex C lists the significant technical changes between ISO However, great care should be taken with ribbed ramps, bearing in mind that subclause 4. Our site requires cookies to function, click here for more information Ok, thank you.
White Paper explains machinery safety standards BS EN ISO – Procter Machine Safety
BS EN ISO part 1 covers the choice of fixed 141122-4 of access and the general requirements, while part 2 relates to working platforms and 14122-44, part 3 is stairs, stepladders and guard-rails, and part 4 addresses fixed ladders.
Annex B informative illustrates the main dimensions of a fixed ladder equipped with a safety cage. However, the scope of the standard specifically excludes powered means of access lifts, escalators or other devices designed to move persons between levels. As part of the free survey, the safety engineers provide a short written report that identifies areas of non-compliance and actions that can be taken to reduce risk, improve safety and comply with PUWER.
Clause 6Specific requirements applicable to step laddersprovides similar details to those in Clause 5. Furthermore, a permanent means of access can prove to be very cost-effective compared with the cost of erecting scaffolding on multiple occasions.
Furthermore, although the standard is not applicable retrospectively, anyone who is concerned about the adequacy and safety of an existing permanent means of access will also benefit from reading the White Paper.
An additional note draws attention to other possible hazards, and the reader is also reminded of ISO relating to risk assessments.
BS EN ISO Safety of machinery. Permanent means of access to machinery. Fixed ladders
Where there are hazards not covered by the standard, such as moving parts of machinery, extreme temperatures or hazards caused by the environment, the standard says that these should be considered and addressed by, for example, preventing unauthorised access.
However, see Clause 6 below.
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Clause 8Verification of safety requirementsgives a choice of testing or calculation. If guard-rails are being installed alongside platforms or walkways, Part 3 will have to be used in conjunction with Part 2 as well.
For a new machine that is being CE marked to the Machinery Directiveworking to the standard gives a presumption of conformity to the relevant EHSRs; without the standard, it is necessary to demonstrate that the EHSRs have been fulfilled by some other means. Free Ergonomics Guidance European Commission publication Guidance on the application of the essential health and safety requirements on ergonomics.