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Document ID (ISN)111243
CIS number 10-0869
ISSN - Serial title 1886-6123 - Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Martín Usabiaga J.R., Cortés Cecilia J.
Title Risk assessment and reduction process in machine design
Original title Proceso de evaluación y reducción de riesgos en el diseño de máquinas [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Oct. 2009, No.54, p.20-27. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract The large number of occupational accidents related to the use of machines has led the EU to ensure that the machines sold are safer by decreeing the new Directive Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC as well as by reviewing and adopting a set of standards and documents relating to machinery safety at the design stage. This article describes the procedure for risk identification and assessment aimed at reducing risks when designing machinery.
Descriptors (primary) European Union; machinery; safety by design; mechanical hazards; legal aspects
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous equipment; machinery guarding regulations; comment on directive; comment on standard
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Safety and health information