Footwear, leather and imitation leather goods manufacturing machines - Splitting, skiving, cutting, cementing and cement drying machines - Safety requirements
1.1 This document applies to splitting, skiving, edge trimming, strip cutting, cementing and cement drying machines used in the manufacture of footwear, leather and imitation leather goods and other related components.
1.2 This document does not apply to:
- trimming machines with rotary milling tool for the purpose of trimming edges of material, see EN 930;
- splitting and band knife machines used in tanneries, see EN 13112;
- portable machines.
1.3 This document specifies safety requirements for construction, transport, installation, adjustment, setting, teaching or process change-over, operation, cleaning, maintenance, decommissioning, dismantling and, as far as safety is concerned, disposal for machines mentioned in 1.1.
It takes account of intended use , foreseeable misuse, component and system failure.
1.4 This document deals with significant hazards relevant to the footwear, leather and imitation leather goods manufacturing industries. (For a list of hazards see Clause 4.)
The document does not deal with precise technical measures for reducing the risks of fumes and dusts detrimental to health.
The use of machines falling within the scope of this document for purposes other than those specified in 1.1, may give rise to hazards not considered during its preparation.
1.5 This document also applies to equipment for material handling and operations which are an integral part of the machine.
1.6 This document assumes the machines
- are operated by adequately trained persons
- are used with adequate workplace lighting conforming the local regulations or to EN 12464-1.
1.7 This document is not applicable to splitting, skiving, edge trimming, strip cutting, cementing and cement drying machines which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.