BS EN ISO 14122-1:2004+A1:2010 Safety of machinery. Permanent means of access to machinery. Fixed ladders

BS EN ISO 14122-1:2001+A1:2010

Safety of machinery. Permanent means of access to machinery. Choice of a fixed means of access between two levels

Status : Withdrawn, Superseded, Revised   Published : August 2001 Replaced By : BS EN ISO 14122-1:2016

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This standard defines the general requirements for safe access to machines and gives advice about the correct choice of access means when the necessary access to the machine is not possible directly from the ground level or from a floor.

This part applies to all machinery (stationary and mobile) where fixed means of access are necessary, and to means of access which are a part of a machine.

It may also apply to means of access to that part of the building (e.g. working platforms, walkways, ladders) where the machine is installed, providing the main function of that part of the building is to provide a means of access to the machine.

This part also applies to access means specific to the machine which are not permanently fixed to the machine and which may be removed or moved to the side for some operations of the machine (e.g. changing tools in a large press).

BS EN ISO 14122 consists of the following parts, under the general title "Safety of machinery - Permanent means of access to machinery" :

• Part 1 : Choice of a fixed means of access between two levels
• Part 2 : Working platforms and walkways
• Part 3 : Stairs, stepladders and guard-rails
• Part 4 : Fixed ladders.

Contents of BS EN ISO 14122-1:
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Significant hazards
5 Requirements for the selection of the fixed means of access
5.1 General
5.2 Preferred means of access
5.3 Selection of the means of access
5.3.1 Basic solutions
5.3.2 Conditions for the selection of stepladder or ladder
5.4 Selection between lift, ramp or stair
5.5 Selection between stepladder and ladder
6 Assembly instructions
Annex A (informative) Examples of the possible changes in the machine or system to make a better access possible
Annex ZA (informative) Relationship of this European standard with EC directives

Standard NumberBS EN ISO 14122-1:2001+A1:2010
TitleSafety of machinery. Permanent means of access to machinery. Choice of a fixed means of access between two levels
StatusWithdrawn, Superseded, Revised
Publication Date15 August 2001
Withdrawn Date30 June 2016
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN ISO 12100-1:2003, EN ISO 12100-2, EN ISO 14121-1, EN ISO 14122-3, EN ISO 14122-4:2004
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 131-2:1993, EN 294, ISO 13852, EN 349, ISO 13854, EN 353-1, EN 364, EN 547-1, EN 547-2, EN 547-3, EN 795, EN 811, ISO 13853, EN 1993-1-1, 98/37/EC, 98/79/EC, EN ISO 14122
Replaced ByBS EN ISO 14122-1:2016
ReplacesBS 4592-2:1987, BS 4592-5:1995, BS 5395-3:1985, BS 4592-4:1992, BS 4592-1:1995, BS 4592-3:1987
International RelationshipsEN ISO 14122-1:2001,ISO 14122-1:2001
Amended ByAmendment, August 2010. Amends and replaces BS EN ISO 14122-1:2001.
Draft Superseded By96/104563 DC
DescriptorsEquipment safety, Access, Permanent, Safety measures, Occupational safety, Fixed, Circulation spaces
Title in FrenchSécurité des machines. Moyens d'accès permanents aux machines. Choix d'un moyen d'accès fixe entre deux niveaux
Title in GermanSicherheit von Maschinen. Ortsfeste Zugänge zu maschinellen Anlagen. Wahl eines ortsfesten Zugangs zwischen zwei Ebenen
ISBN978 0 580 64144 2
File Size590.6 KB

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