EN 792-9:2001

Hand-held non-electric power tools - Safety requirements - Part 9: Die grinders

Publication date:   Nov 20, 2003

General information

99.60 Withdrawal effective   Sep 10, 2008

CEN

CEN/TC 255 Hand-held, non-electric power tools - Safety

European Norm

25.140.10   Pneumatic tools | 25.140.99   Other hand-held tools

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Scope

The standard, EN 792, applies to non-electric hand-held power tools intended to be used in operation by one person using one or both hands, where the weight of the power tool is supported by the operator or by a harness or suspended e.g. by a balancer. The power tools driven by rotary or linear motors powered by compressed air, hydraulic fluid or gaseous or liquid fuel or stored energy (e.g. by a string). Electrically driven tools are not intended. The standard lists the significant hazards caused by hand-held power tools.

Related legislation

Legislation related to this standard

98/37/EC

Machinery

Harmonized/Supporting

Life cycle

PREVIOUSLY

Replaces
EN 68:1977

Replaces
EN 68:1977/A2:1979

Replaces
EN 68:1977/A1:1978

NOW

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EN 792-9:2001
99.60 Withdrawal effective
Sep 10, 2008