Footwear, leather and imitation leather manufacturing machines - Nailing machines - Safety requirements
This standard is applicable to nailing machines used in the footwear manufacturing industry, namely:
- heel attaching machines (see figure 1)
- heel nailing machines (see figure 2)
- gang nailing machines (see figure 3)
This standard does not apply to gang nailing machines which comply in all respects with the requirements for seat lasting machines: see EN 931.
This standard specifies safety requirements for the design and construction of nailing machines. No specific requirements are included for transport, commissioning and decommissioning.
It takes account of intended use, foreseeable misuse and component and system failure.
This standard covers all hazards relevant to the footwear manufacturing industry. Use of the machines within the scope of this standard in different industries may give rise to hazards which were not taken into account at the time of its preparation.
This document is not applicable to nailing machines which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.