BS EN ISO 13851:2019 Safety of machinery. Two-hand control devices. Principles for design and selection

BS EN ISO 13851:2019

Safety of machinery. Two-hand control devices. Principles for design and selection

Status : Current   Published : May 2019



What is this standard about?

This document specifies the safety requirements of a two-hand control device (THCD) and the dependency of the output signal from the actuation by hand of the control actuating devices.

This document describes the main characteristics of THCDs for the achievement of safety and sets out combinations of functional characteristics for three types. It does not apply to devices intended to be used as enabling devices, as hold-to-run devices or as special control devices.

This document does not specify with which machines THCDs shall be used. It also does not specify which types of two-hand-control device shall be used for a specific application. Moreover, while guidance is given, it does not specify the required distance between the THCD and the danger zone.

This document provides requirements for design and guidance on the selection (based on a risk assessment) of THCDs including the prevention of defeat, the avoidance of faults and verification of compliance.

Standard NumberBS EN ISO 13851:2019
TitleSafety of machinery. Two-hand control devices. Principles for design and selection
Publication Date03 May 2019
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 13855:2010, ISO 12100:2010, ISO 13849-2:2012, ISO 13849-1:2015, IEC 62061:2005+AMD1:2012+AMD2:2015
Informative References(Provided for Information)EN 894-3, IEC 61310-1, IEC 60947-5-1, IEC 61310-2, ISO 4414, IEC 60204-1, ISO 4413, IEC 60947-5-3, ISO 9355-3, EN 894-4, ISO/TR 14121-2, IEC 60073, IEC 61310-3, ISO 11064-5, IEC 62745, ISO 9355-1, IEC 60947-5-2:2007/AMD1:2012
ReplacesBS EN 574:1996+A1:2008
International RelationshipsEN ISO 13851:2019,ISO 13851:2019
Draft Superseded By17/30364950 DC
DescriptorsEnclosures, Verification, Computerized control, Occupational safety, Control devices, Actuators, Bibliography, Instructions for use, Dimensions, Marking, Control equipment, Visual inspection (testing), Safety devices, Classification systems, Equipment safety, Performance, Safety measures, Performance testing, Design
Title in FrenchSécurité des machines. Dispositifs de commande bimanuelle. Principes de conception et de choix
Title in GermanSicherheit von Maschinen. Zweihandschaltungen. Funktionelle Aspekte und Gestaltungsleitsätze
ISBN978 0 580 51054 0
File Size0.9902 MB

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