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BS EN 1088:1995+A2:2008

Safety of machinery. Interlocking devices associated with guards. Principles for design and selection

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : August 1996 Replaced By : BS EN ISO 14119:2013

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What is BS EN 1088:1995+A2:2008?

The main objective of BS EN 1088:1995+A2:2008 is to help users comply with the essential safety requirements of the Machinery Directive and associated EFTA Regulations. Giving practical guidance to machine designers and writers of type C standards, this standard demonstrates how to design or select interlocks associated with machine guards to ensure equipment safety. These best-practice recommendations can also be used to control risks in the absence of type C standards for a particular machine.

How does it work?

BS EN 1088:1995+A2:2008 specifies interlocks, interlocking guards and guard locking devices that should be used to ensure occupational safety. It also looks at positive mode actuators and position detectors. Other topics include delay devices, designs that minimise defeat possibilities, environmental considerations, risk assessments, and performance considerations.

Who should buy it?

  • Machine designers
  • Writers of type C standards
  • Manufacturers of interlocks and machine guards
  • Product inspectors
  • Regulatory bodies

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Standard NumberBS EN 1088:1995+A2:2008
TitleSafety of machinery. Interlocking devices associated with guards. Principles for design and selection
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date15 August 1996
Withdrawn Date31 October 2013
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)EN 292-1:1991, EN 292-2:1991, EN 294:1992, prEN 953, prEN 954-1, prEN 999, prEN 1037, prEN 1050, EN 60204-1:1992, EN 60947-5-1:1991, IEC 947-5-1:1990
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 60947-5-3, EN 60617-7, EN 62061, IEC 62061:2005, EN ISO 12100, EN ISO 13849-1, ISO 13849-1:2006, EN ISO 13849-2, ISO 13849-2:2003, 98/37/EC, 98/79/EC, 2006/42/EC
Replaced ByBS EN ISO 14119:2013
International RelationshipsEN 1088:1995
Amended ByAMD 17237, July 2007. Amendment, November 2008. Amends and replaces BS EN 1088:1995+A1:2007. Corrigendum, January 2009.
Draft Superseded By05/30133695 DC93/707307 DC
DescriptorsInterlocks, Machine guards, Equipment safety, Safety devices, Occupational safety, Control equipment, Actuators, Detectors, Electrically-operated devices, Mechanically-operated devices, Electrical equipment, Control systems, Design, Control technology
Title in FrenchSécurité des machines. Dispositifs de verrouillage associés à des protecteurs. Principes de conception et de choix
Title in GermanSicherheit von Maschinen. Verriegelungseinrichtungen in Verbindung mit trennenden Schutzeinrichtungen. Leitsätze für Gestaltung und Auswahl
ISBN978 0 580 65990 4
File Size2.075 MB

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