Safety of Household and Similar Electrical Appliances - Safety - Part 2-77: Particular Requirements for Pedestrian Controlled Mains-Operated Lawnmowers
|Publication Date:||1 July 2002|
|ICS Code (Horticultural equipment):||65.060.70|
This clause of Part 1 is replaced by the following.
This International Standard deals with the safety of pedestrian controlled mains-operated electrical, cylinder or rotary lawnmowers designed primarily for use around the home or for similar purposes, their rated voltage being not more than 250 V single phase.
Rotary mowers are excluded from the requirements of this standard if the cutting meansis either one or more non-metallic filaments, or one or more non-metallic cutting elements pivotally mounted on a generally circular central drive unit. These cutting meansrely on centrifugal force to achieve cutting. The kinetic energy of a single cutting means will not exceed 10 J, the cutting means not being replaceable with metallic or other rigid material equivalents supplied by the manufacturer.
This standard does not, in general, take into account
- the use of appliances by young children or infirm persons without supervision;
- playing with the appliance by young children.
NOTE 101 Attention is drawn to the fact that
- in many countries additional requirements are specified by the national health authorities, the national authorities responsible for the protection of labour, and similar authorities.
NOTE 102 This standard does not apply to
- lawn trimmers, lawn edge trimmers, lawn edgers, flail mowers, sickle-bar mowers, or agricultural mowers.