Footwear, leather and imitation leather goods manufacturing machines - Modular shoe repair equipment - Safety requirements
1.1 This document applies to the following machines including their additional equipment intended for the repair of footwear, leather and imitation leather goods as well as for the manufacture and repair of orthopaedic shoes hereafter called "Shoe Repair Machines":
a) Polishing machines;
b) Trimming machines;
c) Scouring machines;
d) Finishing machines;
e) Orthopaedic finishing machines;
f) Heel and sole press;
g) Activating unit – Adhesive;
h) Orthopaedic vacuum moulding press;
i) Orthopaedic presses;
j) Extraction equipment;
k) Powered ranging device;
l) Edge inking or staining machines;
m) Mechanism for stationary nailing and stapling tools.
These machines can be standing alone or combined in a modular system for shoe repairs or the production of orthopaedic shoes including the lasts.
1.2 This document does not apply to:
a) Sewing machines
b) Autosoling machines
c) Sole stitching machines
d) Hand operated pneumatic nail drivers or staple tackers.
1.3 This document specifies safety requirements for construction, transport, installation, setting, adjustment, programming or converting, operating, cleaning, maintenance for the machines listed in 1.1.
1.4 This document deals with all significant hazards, hazard situations and events relevant to shoe repair machines when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer (see Clause 4). The document does not deal with hazards due to use of the machines different from the use defined in 1.1.
1.5 This document assumes the machines are:
- operated by adequately trained persons
- used with adequate workplace lighting (see EN 12464-1).
1.6 This document is not applicable to shoe repair machines which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.