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Document ID (ISN)60611
CIS number 93-1064
Year 1993
Convention or series no. VBG 71
Author(s)
Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften
Title Folding, cutting and sewing machines - Safety regulations and enforcement rules [Germany]
Original title Lege-, Zuschneide- und Nähmaschinen - VBG und Durchführungsanweisungen [in German]
Bibliographic information Carl Heymanns Verlag KG, Luxemburger Strasse 449, D-W-5000 Köln 41, Germany, 1993. 18p. + 14p.
Abstract The regulations deal with machines used to work flat and flexible materials but do not cover machines for leather or paper, shoemaking, and band-knife cutting machines with automatic feed. General provisions pertain to construction and operation; special requirements apply to various categories of machines. The rules provide additional information and refer to the relevant standards in force.
Descriptors (primary) Germany (Federal Republic of); clothing industry; sewing machines; textile machines and processes
Descriptors (secondary) directive; safety devices
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Clothing and finished textile products industry