Standard Swedish standard · SS-EN ISO 11681-1:2011

Machinery for forestry - Portable chain-saw safety requirements and testing - Part 1: Chain-saws for forest service (ISO 11681-1:2011)

Status: Valid

Scope
ISO 11681-1:2011 gives safety requirements and measures for their verification for the design and construction of portable, combustion-engine, hand-held chain-saws, intended to be used for forest work by only one operator, by persons with the right hand on the rear handle and left hand on the front handle having read and understood the safety requirements provided in the instruction handbook and using the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE). Methods for the elimination or reduction of hazards arising from the use of these machines and the type of information on safe working practices to be provided by the manufacturer are specified.

ISO 11681-1:2011 deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and hazardous events, with the exception of kickback and balance for machines with an engine displacement of more than 80 cm3, relevant to these machines when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer.

Subjects

Tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry Forestry


Product information

Language: English

Written by: SIS - Industriteknik

International title: Machinery for forestry - Portable chain-saw safety requirements and testing - Part 1: Chain-saws for forest service (ISO 11681-1:2011)

Article no: STD-82507

Edition: 3

Approved: 12/12/2011

No of pages: 36

Replaces: SS-EN ISO 11681-1:2008