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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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 sn than those listed higher up the hierarchy.
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ANSI ASC A and BS EN ISO Fixed Ladder Safety of Machinery Package
Note that subclause 6. Permanent means of access to machinery. Annex C lists the significant technical changes between ISO Clause 4Selection and design of ladder systems, provides some of the information required by the designer, but more is contained in Clause 5.
All four parts of ISO are Type-B standards and are therefore potentially applicable to all types of machinery — though, as the White Paper explains, Part 1 must be used in conjunction with at least one of Parts 2, 3 or 4.
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You may find similar items within these categories by selecting from the choices below:. 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, 114122-1 an ISO risk assessment will help.
Please download Chrome or Firefox or view our browser tips. Where there are hazards not covered by the standard, such as moving parts be 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.
BS EN ISO 14122-1:2016
Annex B lists the significant technical changes between ISO Annex A gives examples of changes that can be made to the machine or system to make better access possible. The Red document status indicator indicates that the document is an old version The document has likely been withdrawn by the publisher, also the meta data presented here may be out of date as it is no longer being maintained by the editorial teams at NBS.
Final text received or FDIS registered for formal approval. If an anti-climb device is fitted to a ladder, a written warning or audible signal is not adequate for access control.
It hs applicable to permanent means of access which are a part of a stationary machine, and also to non-powered adjustable parts e. The clause goes on to provide details of how to test guard-rails and the steps of a stair. The four parts of the standard are as follows: Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings.
Their committees work with the manufacturing and service industries, government, businesses and consumers to facilitate the production of British, European and International standards. For the significant hazards covered by this part of ISOsee Clause 4.
Earlier this White Paper mentioned the need to prevent unauthorised access.
For the purposes of BS EN ISOpermanent means of access are working platforms, walkways, stairs, stepladders, guard rails and fixed ladders.
Bw testing stepladders, the reader is referred to ENLadders. Want access to British Standards?
It specifies minimum requirements that also apply when the same means of access is required as the part of the building or civil construction e.
Proof sent to secretariat or FDIS ballot initiated: The faster, easier way to work with standards. I accept the privacy iiso. Clause 5Specific requirements ido to stairsprovides further information for designing stairs. An additional note draws attention to other possible hazards, and the reader is also reminded of ISO relating to risk assessments. ENMinimum Gaps to Avoid Crushing Explaining the requirements of the standard for minimum gaps to prevent crushing.
BS EN ISO 14122 download: free White Paper on machinery access
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.
A final point to note is 1412-1 ISO Part 5 is in preparation, which will deal with permanent means of access on mobile machinery. Choice of fixed means and general requirements of access. Who is this standard for?
Another point to note from the definitions is that handrails must be rigid, which excludes the use of ropes, chains or cables. 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.