Stationary Compactors — Safety Requirements for Manufacturing and Reconstruction
|Publication Date:||1 January 2013|
This standard revises requirements to minimize the risk of fire, electrical shock and injury to persons during operation and maintenance of stationary compacting equipment for use with wastes and recyclable materials by commercial businesses, apartment buildings, industrial plants, waste processing facilities, waste disposal and transfer industries, and recycling facilities.
The requirements of this standard apply to stationary compactors rated at 600 volts or less, for outdoor or indoor use, and are employed in accordance with the manufacturer's written installation, operation, and maintenance instructions and procedures.
This standard does not apply to compactors intended for use in private homes.
This standard does not apply to mobile landfill compactors and compactor-type equipment that is operational when permanently mounted on trucks or other vehicles.