Reference number. ISO (E). This is a preview of “ISO “. Click here to purchase the full version from the ANSI store. BS EN ISO Safety of machinery – Permanent means of access to . Unlike Parts 3 and 4 of the standard, BS EN ISO has no clause. Safety of machinery – Permanent means of access to machinery –. Part 2: Working platforms and walkways (ISO ).
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It will be used by: 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.
Annex A gives examples of changes that can be made to the machine or system to make better access possible. Free Machine Accident Investigation Kit To help companies meet their statutory obligations and prevent future accidents. Our site requires cookies to function, click here for more information Ok, thank you. Annex C lists the significant technical changes between ISO Means of access, as with guarding, help to control access to machine-related hazards under different circumstances — such as operation, cleaning and maintenance — and should not themselves introduce significant new risks.
It may seem strange that permanent means of access to machinery are iwo to machine guarding but, in fact, they are. 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.
Clause 5Specific requirements of ladder systemsprovides extensive information relating to ladder design, including the profiles and dimensions of rungs round rungs 14122-2 not permitted. Permanent means of access to machinery. Take the smart route to manage 141122-2 device compliance. You may experience issues viewing this site in Internet Explorer 9, 10 or Plates-formes de travail et passerelles Title in German Sicherheit von Maschinen.
Clause 4Selection and design of ladder systems, provides some of the information required by the designer, but more is contained in Clause 5.
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Annex A relates to methods for determining slip resistance and starts by stating that no international standard currently exists. 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. Another point to note from the definitions is that handrails must be rigid, which excludes the use of ropes, chains or cables.
References are made to other subclauses that help in determining which type of access should be selected, but the point to note is that there must be good reasons for using any means of access other than those listed higher up the hierarchy. Annex ARequirements for the design of anti-climb devices, is normative and should, therefore, be complied with often an Annex to a standard is isi only.
If an anti-climb device is fitted to a ladder, a written warning or audible signal is not adequate for access control. The previous editions cease to provide a presumption of conformity to the Machinery Directive on 31 December The four parts are, in full:. If the designer chooses to verify the safety requirements by calculation, the information relating to the test methods must be taken into account so iwo the two verification methods are comparable.
Readers who are concerned about what changes might occur in relation to standards once the UK leaves the European Union can rest assured that it is unlikely that there will be any change here because BS EN ISO is isp to the international standard and it is all but inconceivable that the UK would cease to use this.
One issue that is not addressed particularly well in the standard is the question of under what circumstances a permanent means of access is required, 11422-2 an ISO risk assessment will help.
In other words, when designing and specifying means of access, consideration should be given to preventing unauthorised access. Clause 5 lists the general requirements for design and construction of means of access.
As well as applying to rigidly attached means of access, the standard also applies ixo non-powered adjustable or movable parts such as sliding or folding isk. Furthermore, a permanent means of access 11422-2 prove to be very cost-effective compared with the cost of erecting scaffolding on multiple occasions. The clause goes on to provide details of how to test guard-rails and the steps of a stair.
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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. Machine manufacturers small, medium and large enterprises Health and safety bodies regulators, accident prevention organizations, market surveillance, etc.
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Remember that compliance with standards is not mandatory but is strongly recommended. Clause 4 of Part 1 lists the most significant hazards to consider when determining the type and location of the means of access. Clause 51412-2 requirements applicable to stairsprovides further information for designing stairs.
When most people refer to stepladders they probably mean a short ladder with folding legs that enable it to be free-standing. The four parts are io B-Type standards, meaning they deal with specific aspects of machinery safety and can be applied to a wide range of categories of machinery.