ISO, the International Organization of Standardization, has created the ICS catalogue system, which facilitates the classification and finding of standards. In this article, you will find the details regarding this system and how the search for standards can be improved.
With their daily decisions, designers significantly influence the safety of machines and systems. This article provides an overview of the most important legal obligations that designers must at least fulfill in the product development process.[…]
Recently the publication of harmonized standards within the Official Journal of the EU occurs via amendments (by means of Implementing Decisions). In the meantime, consolidated lists ("summary lists") have been published for different EU-directives. In this technical article you will find an overview containing the consolidated lists for the directives on machinery, low voltage, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), pressure equipment, equipment for explosive atmoshperes (ATEX) and restriciton of hazardous substances (ROHS).
Important facts about safety distances to avoid crushing of limbs. Which safety distances must be observed when designing machines. The new standards EN ISO 13854 and EN ISO 13857 provide an important fundament for this.