60.60 Standard published Mar 30, 2022
CEN/TC 144 Tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry
65.060.80 Forestry equipment
This document gives safety requirements and measures for their verification for the design and construction of portable hand-held, powered brush-cutters and grass-trimmers (hereafter called machines) having an integral combustion engine as their power unit and mechanical power transmission between the power source and the cutting attachment. 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.
This document deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and hazardous events relevant to these machines, as well as when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer.
This document is not applicable to machines equipped with metallic cutting attachments consisting of more than one piece, such as pivoting chains or flail blades.
NOTE See Annex C for a list of significant hazards.
This document is applicable to portable, hand-held, powered brush-cutters and grass-trimmers manufactured after its date of publication.
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)
EN ISO 11806-1:2011
EN ISO 11806-1:2022
60.60 Standard published
Mar 30, 2022