EN 13861:2011

Safety of machinery - Guidance for the application of ergonomics standards in the design of machinery EN 13861:2011

Publication date:   Apr 19, 2012

General information

90.93 Standard confirmed   Sep 1, 2023


CEN/TC 122 Ergonomics

European Norm

13.110   Safety of machinery | 13.180   Ergonomics



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This European Standard provides a methodology to achieve a coherent application of various ergonomics standards for the design of machinery. This standard presents a step model calling upon specific standards. To this end, Annex A shows a reference table with relation between hazards as described in EN ISO 12100:2010 and applicable B-standards related to ergonomics.
This European Standard can only be used in combination with other relevant ergonomics standards.
This European Standard provides guidance where no relevant or suitable ergonomics clauses in C-type standards are available.
This European Standard may also be used for incorporating ergonomics in the drafting of C-type standards.

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EN 13861:2002


EN 13861:2011
90.93 Standard confirmed
Sep 1, 2023