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Great sidebar in an article in Automation World.  If you are doing or working with Machine Automation, this list is for you.

File this info under "Safety Standards, Knowledge Retention"
  • ISO 12100-1 and ISO 14121: Safety of machinery – principles for design and risk assessment
  • IEC 60204-1: Safety of electrical equipment
  • NFPA79 (2006): Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery
  • ISO 13849-1, -2: Safety related parts of machinery (SRPCS)
  • IEC 61326-3-1: EMC and functional machinery
  • IEC 61508: Functional Safety (basic standard)
  • IEC61496: Safety
  • IEC61131-6: Safety for PLCs
  • IEC61800-5-2: Safety function for drives
  • IEC 61511: Standards for fire & gas systems
  • ANSI B11.19: Performance criteria for the design, construction, care and operation of safeguarding
  • ANSI B11.TR6: Safety control systems for machine tools
  • ANSI / RIA 15.06, CAN / CSA Z434: Safety requirements for robots and robot systems
  • IEC 62061: Functional safety of safety-related electrical, electric and programmable electronic control systems.

Standards for risk assessment

  • ANSI / RIA15.06, CAN / CSA Z434: Safety requirements for robots and robot systems
  • ANSI B11.TR3: Risk Assessment and risk reduction – A guide to estimate, evaluate and reduce risks associated with machine tools.
  • ANSI B11.2008: General safety requirements common to ANSI B11 machines.
  • ISO 14121: Safety of machinery – principles of risk assessment.

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