BS EN ISO 14120:2015 Safety of machinery. Guards. General requirements for the design and construction of fixed and movable guards

BS EN ISO 14120:2015

Safety of machinery. Guards. General requirements for the design and construction of fixed and movable guards

Status : Current   Published : November 2015

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What is this standard about?

BS EN ISO 14120:2015 outlines requirements for the design, construction, application and testing of fixed and movable guards.

Who is this standard for? 

  • Machine users
  • Machine designers
  • Builders, installers and integrators
  • Health and safety inspectors and regulatory bodies

Why should you use this standard? 

This standard aims to protect people from mechanical hazards relating to fixed and moveable guards. Guards can help protect against dangers/accidents occurring with unintended access or ejected parts and substances. Guarding can also give protection against others hazards such as noise, fire, biological hazards and radiation.

What’s changed since the last update?

This international standard replaces BS EN 953 and ISO 14120:2002 as the standard for compliance with the EU's Machinery Directive and includes the following updates:

  • Definitions have been brought into line with BS EN ISO 21200. The figures showing examples of guards have been updated where appropriate
  • Clause 5 has been updated with new references to BS EN ISO 13855 and BS EN ISO 14119. Requirements on the removal of guards have been amended. Sub-clause 5.3.9  describes requirements for the removal of fixed guards only with a tool. In addition, there is a requirement that fixed guards be designed to prevent easy removal. Sub-clauses on climbing, retained fastenings, warning signs, colour and appearance have been added
  • Clause 6 has been amended and updated to better include cover combinations of different guards or of guards with other devices
  • Clauses on verification and validation have been introduced (Clause 7). This includes a table which outlines the safety requirements and/or measures by sub-clause
  • Two new informative annexes on test methods, one on projectile tests and the other on impact tests, have been added



Standard NumberBS EN ISO 14120:2015
TitleSafety of machinery. Guards. General requirements for the design and construction of fixed and movable guards
StatusCurrent
Publication Date30 November 2015
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 12100:2010, ISO 13855, ISO 14159, ISO 13857, ISO 14119, IEC 60204-1:2005, ISO 14123-1
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 11200, EN 1005-3, ISO 11429, ISO 25980, EN 614-2, EN 12254, ISO 19353, ISO 11428, ISO 14738, EN 614-1, ISO 14118, EN 1005-2, 2006/42/EC, ISO 14159, ISO 13854, EN 1127-1, IEC/TR 61340-1
ReplacesBS EN 953:1997+A1:2009
International RelationshipsEN ISO 14120:2015,ISO 14120:2015
Draft Superseded By13/30263767 DC
DescriptorsVerification, Noise control (acoustic), Thermal stability, Visibility, Maintenance, Inspection, Colour, Transparency, Safety devices, Flammability, Radiation protection, Design, Machine guards, Instructions for use, Corrosion resistance, Occupational safety, Impact strength, Warning devices, Vibration, Fixed, Removable, Ergonomics, Equipment safety, Interlocks, Signs, Selection, Protective barriers
ICS13.110
Title in FrenchSécurité des machines. Protecteurs. Prescriptions générales pour la conception et la construction des protecteurs fixes et mobiles
Title in GermanSicherheit von Maschinen. Trennende Schutzeinrichtungen. Allgemeine Anforderungen an Gestaltung, Bau und Auswahl von feststehenden und beweglichen trennenden Schutzeinrichtungen
CommitteeMCE/3
ISBN978 0 580 79048 5
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages46
File Size2.359 MB
Price£240.00


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