18 Machine Safety Standards That You Might Need To Know

Great sidebar in an article in Automation World.  If you are doing or working with Machine Automation, this list is for you.

File this info under "Safety Standards, Knowledge Retention"

  • ISO 12100-1 and ISO 14121: Safety of machinery – principles for design and risk assessment
  • IEC 60204-1: Safety of electrical equipment
  • NFPA79 (2006): Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery
  • ISO 13849-1, -2: Safety related parts of machinery (SRPCS)
  • IEC 61326-3-1: EMC and functional machinery
  • IEC 61508: Functional Safety (basic standard)
  • IEC61496: Safety
  • IEC61131-6: Safety for PLCs
  • IEC61800-5-2: Safety function for drives
  • IEC 61511: Standards for fire & gas systems
  • ANSI B11.19: Performance criteria for the design, construction, care and operation of safeguarding
  • ANSI B11.TR6: Safety control systems for machine tools
  • ANSI / RIA 15.06, CAN / CSA Z434: Safety requirements for robots and robot systems
  • IEC 62061: Functional safety of safety-related electrical, electric and programmable electronic control systems.

Standards for risk assessment

  • ANSI / RIA15.06, CAN / CSA Z434: Safety requirements for robots and robot systems
  • ANSI B11.TR3: Risk Assessment and risk reduction – A guide to estimate, evaluate and reduce risks associated with machine tools.
  • ANSI B11.2008: General safety requirements common to ANSI B11 machines.
  • ISO 14121: Safety of machinery – principles of risk assessment.

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