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List of safety standards

By Clarence Klassen  
  
This list provides a yearly update of standards applicable to web handling. Revisions this year are shown in bold-italics

Risk Assessment

  • ANSI B11.0-2020 Safety of Machinery; General Requirements and Risk Assessment
  • ANSI/ISO 12100:2010 Safety of machinery — General principles for design — Risk assessment and risk reduction
  • ANSI/ISO/TR 14121-2:2012 Safety Of Machinery – Risk Assessment – Part 2: Practical Guidance And Examples Of Methods
  • CSA Z1002:2012 (R2017) Occupational health and safety – Hazard identification and elimination and risk assessment and control

 
Guarding Dimensions

  • ANSI B11.19-2019 Performance Requirements For Risk Reduction Measures: Safeguarding And Other Means Of Reducing Risk.
  • EN/ISO 13849-1:2015 Safety of machinery — Safety-related parts of control systems — Part 1: General principles for design
  • CSA Z432-2016 Safeguarding of machinery
  • CAN/CSA-ISO 13857:2015 (Adopted ISO 13857:2008, first edition, 2008-03-01) Safety of machinery — Safety distances to prevent hazard zones being reached by upper and lower limbs
  • ISO 13857:2019 Safety of machinery — Safety distances to prevent hazard zones being reached by upper and lower limbs
  • Safe Distance calculations must be made whenever Sensitive Protective Equipment such as light curtains, laser scanners, safety mats are used. The standards listed above detail the requirements for safe distance calculations.

 
Drives

  • IEC 61800-5-2:2016 Adjustable speed electrical power drive systems – Part 5-2: Safety requirements – Functional

 
Safety Circuit Performance

  • ANSI B11.19-2019 Performance Requirements For Risk Reduction Measures: Safeguarding And Other Means Of Reducing Risk.
  • EN/ISO 13849-1:2015 Safety of machinery – Safety-related parts of control systems – Part 1: General principles for design
  • EN/ISO 13849-2:2012 (R2018) Safety of machinery — Safety-Related Parts of Control Systems — Part 2: Validation

 
Emergency Stop (E-Stop)

  • NFPA 79:2018 Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery
  • ANSI B11.19:2019 Performance Requirements For Risk Reduction Measures: Safeguarding And Other Means Of Reducing Risk.
  • IEC 60947-5-5:1997+AMD1:2005+AMD2:2016 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear – Part 5-5: Control circuit devices and switching elements – Electrical emergency stop device with mechanical latching function
  • CSA Z432:2016 Safeguarding of machinery
  • DIN/EN/ISO 13850:2016 Safety of machinery — Emergency stop function — Principles for design
  • EN/ISO 12100:2010 (R2015) Safety of machinery — General principles for design — Risk assessment and risk reduction
  • EN/ISO 13849-1:2015 Safety of machinery — Safety-related parts of control systems — Part 1: General principles for design

 
C Standards

  • ANSI/SPI B151.2-1999 Plastic Film Casting Machinery-Manufacture, Care and Use
  • ANSI/SPI B151.4-1999 Blown Film Take-Off and Auxiliary Equipment -Manufacture, Care and Use
  • ANSI/SPI B151.5-2000 Plastic Film and Sheet Winding Machinery-Manufacture, Care and Use
  • ANSI/SPI B151.7-2014 Safety Requirements for Extrusion Machines
  • ANSI/SPI B151.20-2013 Safety Requirements for Plastic Sheet Production Machinery
  • CEN – EN 1034-1:2000 (+A1:2010) Safety of Machinery – Safety Requirements for the Design and Construction of Paper-Making and Finishing Machines – Part 1: Common Requirements
  • EN 1034-3:2011 Safety of machinery – Safety requirements for the design and construction of paper making and finishing machines – Part 3: Rereelers and winders
  • DIN EN 1034-5:2005 (+A1-2009) Safety of machinery – Safety requirements for the design and construction of paper making and finishing machines – Part 5: Sheeters
  • DIN EN 1034-6:2005 (+A1-2009) Safety of machinery – Safety requirements for the design and construction of paper making and finishing machines – Part 6: Calender
  • DIN EN 1034-16:2012 Safety of machinery – Safety requirements for the design and construction of paper making and finishing machines – Part 16: Paper and board making machines
  • DIN EN 1034-17:2012 Safety of machinery – Safety requirements for the design and construction of paper making and finishing machines – Part 17: Tissue making machines
  • DIN EN 1034-21:2012 Safety of machinery – Safety requirements for the design and construction of paper making and finishing machines – Part 21: Coating machines
  • DIN EN 1034-26:2012 Safety of machinery – Safety requirements for the design and construction of paper making and finishing machines – Part 26: Roll packaging machines
  • DIN EN 1034-27:2012 Safety of machinery – Safety requirements for the design and construction of paper making and finishing machines – Part 27: Roll handling systems
  • EN 1114-1:2011 Plastics and rubber machines – Extruders and extrusion lines
  • EN 1417:2014 Plastics and rubber machines – Two roll mills
  • EN 1539:2015 Dryers and ovens, in which flammable substances are released
  • EN 1570-1:2015 Safety requirements for lifting tables
  • EN/ISO 11111-1:2016 Textile machinery – Safety requirements-Part 1: Common requirements
  • EN 12581:2005 (+A1:2010) Coating plants – Machinery for dip coating and electrodeposition of organic liquid coating material – Safety requirements
  • EN 13418:2013 Plastics and rubber machines – Winding machines for film or sheet
  • EN 15067:2008 Plastics and rubber machines – Film converting machines for bags and sacks – Safety requirements

 
Note: Please send me an email if I have missed any applicable safety standards, and I will add to the list next year. In particular, I am interested in standards applicable in Asia.
 
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