The individual parts of ISO 10472 identify all significant hazards associated with laundry machinerydesigned for use in industrial laundry premises, which includes hotels, hospitals, nursing homes, prisonsand similar premises, as well as machines designed for use in self-service establishments subject to theminimum capacities stated in the separate parts of ISO 10472. Dry-cleaning presses and garment pressesare also included.
Certain specialized finishing machines used for shaped items are excluded.
Household and similar electrical appliances (see IEC 335) are not covered by ISO 10472.
The individual parts of ISO 10472 complement the basic requirements laid down in ISO/TR 12100-1 andISO/TR 12100-2. They give guidance to the designer on assessing the risks associated with the hazards (seeEN 1050) and on selecting measures to attain the required safety level. "Use of machinery" comprises bothintended use and reasonably foreseeable misuse.....