The New ISO 12100 – Safety of Machinery
By Bruce W. Main, PE, CSP. Design Safety Engineering, Inc. By AIAG.org, October 2008.
ISO 12100 is a fundamental safety standard being developed that will apply to a very broad array of machinery. There are many machines that have specific industry consensus standards that pertain to the particular equipment (e.g., power presses, robots, packaging machinery). There are many more machines for which no industry specific standard exists. In this case, the ISO “A level” standard ISO 12100 Safety of Machinery applies. more >