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Document ID (ISN)66759
CIS number 96-1073
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Boisnel M.
Title Cold metalworking: Homologation of presses
Original title Travail à froid des métaux - La mise en conformité des presses [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 1994, No.531, p.844-851. Illus.
Abstract This technical information note dated 15 April 1994 provides details on the requirements in France for the homologation of cold metalworking presses according to the provisions of articles R.233-15 - R.233-30 of the Labour Code. Main points covered: purpose and scope of the legal provisions; means of protection; access under certain conditions to the danger zone when the press is lifted; characteristics and installation of fixed, moving and electronic guards; characteristics of two-hand controls; control circuitry; modification of protective measures depending on the operating mode; the special case of key-clutch presses.
Descriptors (primary) France; presses; power presses; machinery guarding regulations; approval; compliance tests; metalworking industry
Descriptors (secondary) safety devices; electronic guards; fixed guards; data sheet; adjustable guards; comment on directive; moving guards
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Labour inspection
Metalworking industry