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Machinery Design for Construction Safety in Practice

  • Beata Mrugalska
  • Aleksandra Kawecka-Endler
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6767)

Abstract

Increasingly today more and more complex machinery are designed, produced or maintained. It causes that the requirements of machines operators in the scope of assurance protection are progressively higher. As a result new laws, standards and practices are introduced. These regulations concern all the machines which are placed into the EU market. In this paper the practical verification of construction design for safety is done on the example of shaping machines such as: loathes, milling machines, drilling machines and horizontal boring machines with the application of existing law. The investigated machines were offered for sale on Polish market by Internet.

Keywords

machinery design safety design Machinery Directives harmonized norms regulations 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Beata Mrugalska
    • 1
  • Aleksandra Kawecka-Endler
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Engineering ManagementPoznan University of TechnologyPoznanPoland

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