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Under the German Hazardous Substances Ordinance, firms are required to replace hazardous substances if possible with substances with a lower health risk. As an aid to the assessment of possible...
Information on materials, guides to the selection of glove materials, labelling and standardisation
DIN EN 60204-1 (2007), "Safety of machinery – Electrical equipment of machines – General requirements" is a harmonized (Type B) European standard ...
Modern office workflows would be difficult to imagine without laser printers and copiers. This makes it all the more important to use low-pollution types.
For the prevention of accidents on automatic revolving doors, the IFA, with the support of the...
IFA presents a provision which is to be applied during the testing and certification of PDS (SR).
On 29 December 2009, application of the new Machinery Directive, 2006/42/EC, becomes mandatory. One of the associated changes concerns "logic units to ensure safety functions".
Practical guides for application and interpretation as well as background information on standards about Functional safety of machine controls and their practical application (BGIA Report, SISTEMA, PLC disc, …)
IFA provides software for use at company site.
More than one third of all protective devices on metalworking machines are bypassed by tampering. This increases hazard and the likelihood of accidents. The incentive to bypass protective devices on machines can be evaluated by meams of an assessment matrix.
To easily determine the performance level (PL) of safety related control systems for machinery the PLC disc can be used. It has been developed by IFA with support of ZVEI and VDMA.
The Safety-Check is a practical aid for risk assessment at office workplaces.
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