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DS/ISO 10517

Powered hand-held hedge trimmers – Safety

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Organization: DS
Publication Date: 11 February 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 42
ICS Code (Horticultural equipment): 65.060.70
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This International Standard specifies safety requirements and their verification for the design and construction of hand-held, integrally-driven combustion engine hedge trimmers, hereafter referred to as "hedge trimmers", designed to be used by a single operator for trimming hedges and bushes while utilizing one or more linear reciprocating cutter blades. This International Standard is also applicable to 'split-boom' type hedge trimmers and to multi-purpose machines when configured as a hedge trimmer. It establishes methods for the elimination or reduction of hazards arising from the use of the hedge trimmers. In addition, it specifies the type of information to be provided by the manufacturer on safe working practices. This International Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to hand-held powered hedge trimmers when they are used as intended (see Clause 4). This International Standard does not deal with low noise design. It is not applicable to hedge trimmers with an engine displacement over 80 cm3, nor is it applicable to hedge trimmers manufactured before the date of its publication

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DS/ISO 10517
February 11, 2019
Powered hand-held hedge trimmers – Safety
This International Standard specifies safety requirements and their verification for the design and construction of hand-held, integrally-driven combustion engine hedge trimmers, hereafter referred...
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