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EN 1870-5:2002 +A2:2012 Standard



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Machinery (MD) Directive (2006/42/EC)

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Wednesday 3rd of March 2021


Safety of woodworking machines - Circular sawing machines - Part 5: Circular sawbenches/up-cutting cross-cut sawing machines


This document deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events as listed in Clause 4 which are relevant to circular saw benches/up-cutting cross-cut sawing machines, hereinafter referred to as “machines”, designed to cut solid wood, chipboard, fibreboard, plywood and also these materials if (where) they are covered with plastic edging and/or plastic/light alloy laminates when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer including reasonably foreseeable misuse. This document does not apply to: - hand-held motor-operated electric tools or any adaptation permitting their use in a different mode, i.e. bench mounting; NOTE 1 Hand-held motor-operated electric tools and saw benches to form an integrated whole with a hand-held motor-operated electric tools are covered by EN 60745-1:2006 together with EN 60745-2-5:2007. machines set up on a bench or a table similar to a bench, which is intended to carry out work in a stationary position, capable of being lifted by one person by hand.


Friday 9th of March 2018


This standard is an amendment for "EN 1870-5:2002"


This standard supersedes the "EN 1870-5:2002 +A1:2009"

Anyway is still possible use the "EN 1870-5:2002 +A1:2009" until March 31st, 2013

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