CEN - EN 15811
Agricultural machinery - Fixed guards and interlocked guards with or without guard locking for moving transmission parts
|Publication Date:||1 December 2014|
|ICS Code (Agricultural machines and equipment in general):||65.060.01|
This European Standard specifies the safety requirements and their verification for the design and construction of fixed guards to be opened or removed by the use of a tool and interlocking guards with or without guard locking for moving parts of the power transmission on self-propelled ride-on machines and mounted, semi-mounted or trailed machines used in agriculture. In addition, it specifies the type of information on safe working practices (including residual risks) to be provided by the manufacturer.
It deals with the significant hazards (as listed in Annex A), hazardous situations and events relevant for fixed guards to be opened or removed by the use of a tool and interlocking movable guards of moving parts of power transmission used as intended and under the conditions reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4 and Clause 5).
It is not applicable to guards of moving parts of the power transmission of:
- agricultural and forestry tractors,
- aircraft and air cushion vehicles used in agriculture,
- lawn and garden equipment, or
- PTO drive shafts between agricultural and forestry tractors and mounted or towed implements.