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Machinery Safety for Machinery Mechanical Designers


The course aims to teach participants about the following safety-related aspects of machinery:
  • Understand what Directives and standards are, and which ones apply to a given machine.
  • Know about the Machinery Directive and Royal Decrees 1215/97 and 2177/04.
  • Knowledge of the most important safety standards to be considered for the mechanical design of the machine.
  • How do I know if I can modify a machine without making a substantial change to maintain the CE Mark?

Intended for:

  • Machine manufacturers who need an in-depth knowledge of the most important standards affecting the mechanical design of machines.
The course is suitable for technical personnel involved in the machinery mechanical engineering process and/or who validate a layout or have to modify or extend a machine.


Some examples of machinery, partly completed machinery and assemblies of machinery defined in the Machinery Directive are shown below:

Contents / agenda

  • Directive, Royal Decrees and Regulations.
  • Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC, summary.
  • General principles for design, risk assessment and riskassessment, summary.
Day 2 (4H):
  • EN ISO 11161 Safety of machinery. Integrated manufacturing systems. Fundamental requirements.
  • EN ISO 10218-2 Robots and robotic devices. Safety requirements for industrial robots. Part 2: Robot systems and integration.
  • EN ISO 13857 Safety of machinery. Safety distances to prevent hazard zones being reached by upper and lower limbs.
  • EN ISO 13855, Safety of machinery. Positioning of safeguards with respect to the approach speeds of parts of the human body.
  • EN 349 Safety of machinery. Minimum gaps to avoid crushing of parts of the human body.
Day 4 (4H):
  • EN ISO 14120 Safety of machinery. Guards. General requirements for the design and construction of fixed and movable guards.
  • EN ISO 14122-1 Safety of machinery. Permanent means of access to machinery.
  • EN ISO 14122-2 Safety of machinery. Permanent means of access to machinery. Part 2: Working platforms and walkways
  • EN ISO 14122-3 Safety of machinery. Permanent means of access to machinery. Part 3: Stairs, stepladders and guard-rails.
  • EN ISO 14122-4 Safety of machinery. Permanent means of access to machinery. Part 4: Fixed ladders.
  • ISO 4414 and ISO 4413, Pneumatic and hydraulic fluid power.


Each student will receive a paper dossier of the course contents, in A4 colour and in Spanish.
A certificate of attendance will be issued.


The speakers will be engineers specialising in machinery safety from the company i9s, S.A.
Download Technical Sheet pdf (0,71 MB)

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