Essential European and Int'l Standards Machine Safety

Design for Safety

In the best case, there is a specific C-type standard for resp. machine. This standard shall already contain all risk and required mitigation. Lacking such a C-type, more general type A and B standards must be used for guidance.

In adhering to European Harmonized Standards, meeting all essential safety requirements put forth by the European Machinery Directvie may be assumed.

Refer to the following essential general standards in machine design:

DIN EN ISO 4413: 2011-04 Hydraulic fluid power - General rules and safety requirements for systems and their components

DIN EN ISO 4414: 2011-04 Pneumatic fluid power - General rules and safety requirements for systems and their components

DIN EN ISO 7010: 2020-07 Graphical symbols - Safety colours and safety signs - Registered safety signs

DIN EN ISO 11161: 2010-10 Safety of machinery - Integrated manufacturing systems - Basic requirements

DIN EN ISO 12100: 2011-03 Safety of machinery - General principles for design - Risk assessment and risk reduction

DIN EN ISO 13732-1: 2008-12 Ergonomics of the thermal environment - Methods for the assessment of human responses to contact with surfaces - Part 1: Hot surfaces

DIN EN ISO 13732-3: 2008-12 Ergonomics of the thermal environment - Methods for the assessment of human responses to contact with surfaces - Part 3: Cold surfaces

DIN EN ISO 13849-1: 2016-06 Safety of machinery - Safety-related parts of control systems - Part 1: General principles for design

DIN EN ISO 13849-2: 2013-3 Safety of machinery - Safety-related parts of control systems - Part 2: Validation

DIN EN ISO 13850: 2016-05 Safety of machinery - Emergency stop function - Principles for design

DIN EN ISO 13851: 2019-11 Safety of machinery - Two-hand control devices - Principles for design and selection

DIN EN ISO 13854: 2020-01 Safety of machinery - Minimum gaps to avoid crushing of parts of the human body

DIN EN ISO 13855: 2010-10 Safety of machinery - Positioning of safeguards with respect to the approach speeds of parts of the human body

DIN EN ISO 13857: 2020-04 Safety of machinery - Safety distances to prevent hazard zones being reached by upper and lower limbs

DIN EN ISO 14118: 2018-07 Safety of machinery - Prevention of unexpected start-up

DIN EN ISO 14119: 2014-03 Safety of machinery - Interlocking devices associated with guards - Principles for design and selection

DIN EN ISO 14120: 2016-05 Safety of machinery - Guards - General requirements for the design and construction of fixed and movable guards

DIN ISO/TR 14121-2: 2013-02 Safety of machinery - Risk assessment - Part 2: Practical guidance and examples of methods

DIN EN ISO 14122-1: 2016-10 Safety of machinery - Permanent means of access to machinery - Part 1: Choice of fixed means and general requirements of access

DIN EN ISO 14122-2: 2016-10 Safety of machinery - Permanent means of access to machinery - Part 2: Working platforms and walkways

DIN EN ISO 14122-3: 2016-10 Safety of machinery - Permanent means of access to machinery - Part 3: Stairs, stepladders and guard-rails

DIN EN ISO 14122-4: 2016-10 Safety of machinery - Permanent means of access to machinery - Part 4: Fixed ladders

DIN EN 60073: 2003-05 Basic and safety principles for man-machine interface, marking and identification. Coding principles for indicators and actuators

DIN EN 60204-1: 2019-06 Safety of machinery - Electrical equipment of machines - Part 1: General requirements

DIN EN IEC 60204-11: 2019-09 Safety of machinery - Electrical equipment of machines - Part 11: Requirements for equipment for voltages above 1 000 V AC or 1 500 V DC and not exceeding 36 kV

DIN EN 60617-2: 1997-08 Graphical symbols for diagrams - Part 2: Symbol elements, qualifying symbols and other symbols having general application

DIN EN 60617-3: 1997-08 Graphical symbols for diagrams - Part 3: Conductors and connecting devices

DIN EN 60617-4: 1997-08 Graphical symbols for diagrams - Part 4: Basic passive components

DIN EN 60617-6: 1997-08 Graphical symbols for diagrams - Part 6: Production and conversion of electrical energy

DIN EN 60617-7: 1997-08 Graphical symbols for diagrams - Part 7: Switchgear, controlgear and protective devices

DIN EN 60617-8: 1997-08 Graphical symbols for diagrams - Part 8: Measuring instruments, lamps and signalling devices

IEC TR 60890: 2014-05 A method of temperature-rise verification of low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies by calculation

DIN EN 61310-3: 2008-09 Safety of machinery - Indication, marking and actuation - Part 3: Requirements for the location and operation of actuators

DIN EN 61439-1: 2019-04 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies - Part 1: General rules

DIN EN 61439-2: 2012-06 Low-voltage switchgear and controlgear assemblies. Power switchgear and controlgear assemblies

DIN EN 61496-1: 2014-05 Safety of machinery - Electro-sensitive protective equipment - Part 1: General requirements and tests

DIN EN 61511-1: 2019-02 Functional safety - Safety instrumented systems for the process industry sector - Part 1: Framework, definitions, system, hardware and application programming Requirements

DIN EN 61511-2: 2019-02 Functional safety - Safety instrumented systems for the process industry sector - Part 2: Guidelines for the application of IEC 61511-1

DIN EN 61511-3: 2019-02 Functional safety - Safety instrumented systems for the process industry sector - Part 3: Guidance for the determination of the required safety integrity levels

PD IEC/TR 61511-4: 2020-03-18 Functional safety - Safety instrumented systems for the process industry sector - Part 4: Explanation and rationale for changes in IEC 61511-1 from Edition 1 to Edition 2

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