This document specifies the safety and hygiene requirements for the design and construction of automatic fish heading and fish filleting machines (defined in Clause 3), using knives and auxiliary equipment (only knife, knife holders and nobbing equipment).
This document applies to machinery and equipment for the heading and filleting of fish in the fish processing industry. This document deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations, and events relevant to fish heading and filleting machines when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4). It deals with the hazards during the following phases of the intended use: assembly and installation, commissioning, setting and adjusting, operation, cleaning, fault finding, and maintenance.
This document is not applicable to fish heading and filleting machines that are manufactured before the date of its publication as an EN.
Legislation related to this standard
Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)
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