ISO gives general requirements for access to stationary machines and guidance about the correct choice of means of access when necessary. BS EN ISO Safety of machinery — Permanent means of access to machinery Part 1: Choice of fixed means and general requirements of access. BS EN ISO Safety of machinery – permanent means of access to machinery. Choice of fixed means and general requirements of access (ISO.
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Sign up to our newsletter for regular email updates on the latest Guarding news and products. These will be helpful for readers who need to know more about topics such as risk assessments, safety distances or machine guarding standards, or who want to review relevant guidance from the HSE Health and Safety Executive or the European Commission. Clause 6, Verification of safety requirementsappears to contradict subclause 5. If the designer chooses to verify the safety requirements by calculation, the information relating to the test methods must be taken into account so that the two verification methods are comparable.
You may find similar items within these categories by selecting from the choices below:. Furthermore, a permanent means of access can prove to be very cost-effective compared with the cost of erecting scaffolding on multiple occasions.
Some leeway is provided for designers, as shown by this example from subclause 5. Take the smart route to manage medical device compliance. It will therefore help readers to understand and interpret the machinery access standard, whether they are new to designing ido means of access or have designed them before but using the previous edition of the standard.
For example, rather kso 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.
As with guards, when considering means of access the first approach should be to design-out the risks. A final point to note is that ISO Part 5 ixo in preparation, which will deal with permanent means of access on mobile machinery.
Where there are hazards not covered by the standard, such as bx 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.
The clause goes on to provide details of how to test guard-rails and the steps of a stair. This is Part 1 in a iiso of four international standards which define general requirements for safe access to machinery.
BS EN ISO 14122-1:2016
Covers access sn choosing means of access to stationary machines when it is not possible to get necessary access to the machine directly from the ground level or a floor. General requirements for the design and construction of fixed and movable guards.
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.
Interestingly, a pragmatic approach is adopted, with isk exceptions allowed under particular circumstances. Another point to note from the definitions is that handrails must be rigid, which excludes the use of ropes, chains or cables.
Means of access, as ej 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. Choice of fixed means and general requirements of access ISO This document Older versions.
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The four parts of the standard are as follows: 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 equivalent to the international standard and it is all but inconceivable that the UK would cease to use this. Life cycle A standard is reviewed every 5 years 00 Preliminary. Please contact me Request a quote Request a risk assessment Send me a brochure.
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BS EN ISO 14122 download: free White Paper on machinery access
Earlier this White Paper mentioned the need to prevent unauthorised access. Click here to find out how to access this document. Annex ARequirements for the design of anti-climb devices, is normative and should, therefore, be complied with often an Annex to a standard is informative only. It may 141222-1 strange that permanent means of access to machinery are related to machine guarding but, in fact, they are. If guard-rails are being installed alongside platforms or walkways, Part 3 will have to be used in conjunction with Part 2 as well.
Find Similar Items This product falls into the following categories. Permanent means of access to machinery. Furthermore, although the standard is not applicable retrospectively, anyone who is concerned fn the adequacy and safety of an existing permanent means of access will also benefit from reading the White Paper.
This part of the standard is not applicable to machinery manufactured before the date of its publication. NOTE 2 Where no local regulation or standards exist, this part of ISO can be used for means of access which are outside the bx of the standard. Clause 5Specific requirements applicable bd stairsprovides further information for designing stairs.
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 bd some other means.
It also supplies guidance about the correct choice of means of access when necessary access to the stationary machine is not possible directly from the ground level or from a floor. Accept and continue Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings.
There is no option in the Annex for verifying the safety requirements by calculation.