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ISO INTERNATIONAL. STANDARD. ISO. First edition. Safety of machinery — Permanent means of access to machinery —. Part 3. Why contractors should be paying attention to the EN Standard for ‘Safety of Machinery – Permanent means of access to machinery’ and. I.S. EN ISO Safety of machinery – Permanent means of access to machinery – Part 3: Stairs, stepladders and guard-rails (ISO.

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In other words, when 144122-3 and specifying means of access, consideration should be given to preventing unauthorised access. Means of access, as with guarding, help to control access to machine-related hazards under different circumstances — such as operation, cleaning and maintenance — and should not themselves introduce significant new risks. For many years, chains, bars and sliding link tubes have been the method of protection for safe access.

Clause 8Verification of safety requirementsgives a choice of testing or calculation. Nevertheless, it would be prudent to verify the safety requirements either by calculation or testing.

Find Similar Items This product falls into the following categories. KeeWalk roof step-overs are available in a range of sizes, for obstacles ranging from mm up to mm in height. Clause 4Selection and design of ladder systems, provides some of the information required by the designer, but more is contained in Clause 5. However, the scope of the 14122–3 specifically excludes powered means of access lifts, escalators or other devices designed to move persons between levels.

If necessary, however, the railings must be designed and constructed in accordance with a specific risk assessment: ENMinimum Gaps to Avoid Crushing Explaining the requirements of the standard for minimum gaps to prevent crushing.


Eb rules for the construction of permanent edge protection systems listed below are derived primarily from EN ISO We use cookies to make our website easier to use and to better understand your needs. You may find similar items within these categories by selecting from the choices below:. Furthermore, the standard applies to parts of the building or civil construction if the main function of these is to provide access to the machine. Safety-related parts of control systems General principles for design.

Both promote self-closing e as the preferred method of protection because they automatically close behind the user to provide an added level of security, so overcoming the potential for human error. Designed to be trimmed on-site, this solution saves companies the time and money it takes to fabricate their own gates. An additional note draws attention to other possible hazards, and the reader is also reminded of Enn relating to risk assessments.

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BS EN ISO 14122-3:2016

Part 1 contains useful definitions, such as those for fixed ladder, stepladder, stair and ramp essentially the 14122-33 relate to the angle of pitch, and ladders have rungs whereas stepladders and stairs have steps. From north to south This part of BS EN ISO gives requirements for non-powered stairs, stepladders and 14122-33 which are a part of a stationary machine, and to the non-powered adjustable parts e.

If the designer chooses to verify the safety requirements by calculation, the information relating to the test methods must be taken into account so that the two verification methods are comparable.

Another point to note from the definitions is that handrails must be rigid, which excludes the use of ropes, chains or cables.

Important updates to the EN standard • Kee Safety, UK

Learn more about the cookies we use and how to change your settings. Clause 6Specific requirements applicable to step laddersprovides similar details to those in Clause 5. We would like to thank you all for your continued support and wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New year! The faster, easier way to work with standards.


144122-3 If an anti-climb device is fitted to a ladder, a written warning or audible signal is not adequate for access control. Updated standard requirements The system should incorporate a knee rail that is mm from the top rail, and a lower bottom rail that fn no more than mm from the floor level. You may experience issues viewing this site in Internet Explorer 9, 10 or Suitable for internal and een use, Kee Gate can be implemented on ladder and stair access points, as well as roof hatches, walkways, and roof tops.

Clause 4 presents the General requirements for stairs, stepladders and guard-rails, including the loadings to be used in strength and deflection calculations when designing these structures. It specifies minimum requirements that also apply when the same means of access is required as the part of the building or civil construction e. General requirements for the isl and construction of fixed and movable guards.

1412-3 to learn more. Furthermore, a permanent means of access can prove to be very cost-effective compared with the cost of erecting scaffolding on multiple occasions. Your basket is empty. Each part of the permanent edge protection system must resist to the forces stated by the norm. Permanent means of access to machinery.