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BSEN60204

BSI has published BS EN 60204-1:2018 ‘Safety of machinery – Electrical equipment of machines – Part 1: General requirements’, which supersedes and replaces the previous edition.

designer's guide to machinery guarding standards

Procter Machine Safety has published a new edition of its popular free guide to machinery guarding standards. The 13th edition of ‘On Your Guard’ includes important changes to machine guarding standards since the 12th edition was published in March 2018, plus updated accident statistics from the HSE.

PD CEN ISO/TR 22100-1:2017

BSI published PD CEN ISO/TR 22100-1:2017 (Safety of machinery – Relationship with ISO 12100 – Part 1: How ISO 12100 relates to type-B and type-C standards) in November 2017.

Press brake technology

Procter Machine Safety has invested in new machinery that will increase production capacity and enable the business to meet the growing demands and requirements of its customers.

Procter Machine Safety is launching a comprehensive Machine Risk Assessment and PUWER Assessment service, headed by National Sales Manager Steve Allen, who has recently completed a Pilz TUV-accredited course and qualified as a Certified Machinery Safety Expert (CMSE).

Procter Machine Safety is offering a free Safety Distance Calculator for establishing the required safety distances and heights of machine guards in accordance with BS EN 294, ‘Safety of machinery – Safety distances to prevent danger zones being reached by the upper limbs’.

Procter Machine Safety has released a new video that presents the latest version of the BS EN ISO 12100:2010 Machinery Risk Assessment Calculator and demonstrates its ease of use.

We are delighted to announce we have launched an all-new website that is clearer, easier to navigate, and now includes an online shop for SATECH modular perimeter machine guarding components.

ACT Award 2017

Congratulation to Ryan Williams-Griffiths in our Procter Machine Safety department, who has recently been named as ‘Learner of the Year’ in the Warehousing/PMO & BIT category at ACT’s Apprenticeship Awards 2017.

BSI Machinery Safety Standard

Steve Allen, our National Technical Sales Manager, has joined BSI’s MCE/3 committee (Safeguarding of Machinery), taking the place of Jeremy Procter, Chairman. After 32 years’ service on the committee, Jeremy is stepping down. This committee plays a crucial role in developing British, European and International machinery safety standards, as well as continuing to update PD 5304.