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CEN/TC 142 Woodworking machines - Safety
79.120.10 Woodworking machines
This document deals with the significant hazards, hazardous situation and events as listed in clause 4, relevant to stationary and displaceable manual horizontal cutting cross-cut circular sawing machines with one saw unit (manual radial arm saws), hereinafter referred to as "machines", designed to cut solid wood, chipboard, fibreboard, plywood and also these materials if they are covered with plastic edging and/or plastic laminates, when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer.
NOTE1 For the definition of stationary and displaceable machine see 3.2.3 and 3.2.4.
This document does not apply to:
a) machines set up on a bench or a table similar to a bench, which are intended to carry out work in a stationary position, capable of being lifted by one person by hand. The bench can also be an integrated part of the machine if it consists of hinged legs which can be extended down;
b) machines fitted with hydraulically powered machine actuators (e.g. hydraulic workpiece clamping);
c) machines fitted with powered work-piece positioning;
d) machines fitted with the facility for either ripping, milling (including trenching and grooving), sanding and/or drilling;
e) machines equipped with more than one saw spindle speed.
NOTE 2 A standard to cover machines that can be used for ripping and moulding will be considered at the next revision.
NOTE 3 Semi-automatic and automatic horizontal cutting cross-cut circular sawing machines with one saw unit (radial arm saws) are dealt with in EN 1870-11.
NOTE 4 Transportable electrically driven machines excluded by the scope of this European Standard are covered by the requirements of EN 61029-1:2000 and prEN 61029-2-2:2003.
This document is not applicable to manual horizontal cutting cross-cut circular sawing machines with one saw unit (manual radial arm saws) which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.
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