This document specifies all significant hazards, hazardous situation and events as listed in Clause 4 relevant to stationary and displaceable hand fed surface planing machines fitted or not with demountable power feed unit hereinafter referred to as "machines" designed to cut solid wood, chipboard, fibreboard and plywood when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer including reasonably foreseeable misuse.
Machines which are designed to work wood based materials may also be used for working hardened plastic materials with similar physical characteristics as wood.
This document does not apply to:
a)machines set up on a bench or a table similar to a bench, which is intended to carry out work in a stationary position, capable of being lifted by one person by hand;
NOTE 1Transportable motor-operated electric tools are dealt with by EN 61029-1:2009 together with
b)hand held planers or any adaptation permitting their use in a different mode, i.e. bench mounting.
NOTE 2Hand-held motor-operated electric tools are dealt with by EN 60745-1:2009 together with EN 60745 2-14:2009.
This document is not applicable to hand fed surface planing machines which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.
NOTE 3Machines covered by this document are listed under 2 of Annex IV of the Machinery Directive.