BS 5304:1988 - Code of practice for safety of machinery

BS 5304:1988

Code of practice for safety of machinery

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : March 1988 Replaced By : PD 5304:2000

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Identifies hazards arising from use of machinery. Describes methods for elimination or reduction of these hazards, for the safeguarding of machinery and for the use of safe working practices. Intended for those who design, manufacture, supply, install, use, maintain or modify machinery, machine guarding or safety devices, including those concerned with instruction and training in safe working practices.

Standard NumberBS 5304:1988
TitleCode of practice for safety of machinery
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date31 March 1988
Withdrawn Date15 July 2000
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)No other standards are normatively referenced
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
Replaced ByPD 5304:2000
ReplacesBS 5304:1975
Amended ByAMD 10534
AMD 10534 is not available separately.
DescriptorsSignal devices, Electrical equipment, Maintenance, Fail-to-safety devices, Interlocks, Reliability, Systems analysis, Control devices, Machine tool components, Clutches, Selection, Work-holding devices, Working conditions (physical), Machine guards, Materials handling, Restraint systems (protective), Braking systems, Occupational safety, Installation, Machine tools, Safety engineering, Protective barriers, Switches, Pneumatic control equipment, Design, Circuits, Safety devices, Hazards, Safety measures, Training, Management, Health and safety requirements, Anthropometric characteristics, Hydraulic control equipment, Ergonomics, Access, Cut-out devices
Title in FrenchCode de bonne pratique pour la sécurité des machines
Title in GermanLeitfaden zur Sicherheit von Maschinen
ISBN0 580 16344 X
File Size60.84 MB

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