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This document provides assistance to the designer/manufacturer of machinery and related components as to how the system of existing type-A, type-B and type-C machinery safety standards should be applied in order to design a machine to achieve a level of tolerable risk by adequate risk reduction.

This document explains the general principles of ISO 12100 and how this type-A standard is used for practical cases in conjunction with type-B and type-C machinery safety standards.

This document provides assistance to standards-writing committees on how ISO 12100 and type-B and type-C standards relate and explains their function in the risk assessment and risk reduction process according to ISO 12100.

This document includes an overview of existing categories of type-B standards to assist standards readers and writers to navigate the many standards.


General information

  • Status :  Published
    Publication date : 2021-01
  • Edition : 2
    Number of pages : 16
  • :
    ISO/TC 199
    Safety of machinery
  • 13.110
    Safety of machinery

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