Article "Machinery Directive and Functional Safety"
Functional safety is the focus of this issue of "maschinenrichtlinie aktuell". The authors approach the topic from various perspectives, including Placing on the market, market surveillance and standardisation.
In the section "Product and operational safety" Dirk Szurowski (consultant and technical editor at kothes) gives in his article "Machinery Directive and Functional Safety" an overview of the standards which formulate the state of the art on the subject of "Functional Safety". It also explains the requirements of the standards for internal documentation and user information.
Machinery directive and functional safety from Beuth.