Now available from BSi: BS EN ISO 13849-1:2006

21 June 2007

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BSi is now supplying BS EN ISO 13849-1:2006 Safety of machinery. Safety-related parts of control systems, General principles for design.

BS EN ISO 13849-1 provides safety requirements and guidance on the principles for the design and integration of safety-related parts of control systems (SRP/CS), including the design of software.

It applies to SRP/CS, regardless of the type of technology and energy used (electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, etc), for all kinds of machinery. It is recommended that BS EN ISO 13849-1 is used primarily for the design of low complexity SRP/CS.

BS EN ISO 13849-1:2006 (ISBN 978 0 580 50882 0) replaces BS EN 954-1:1997, which remains current. [See this more recent announcement confirming the extended transition period for EN 954-1 - Ed]

Price: £154 + P&P or £77 for members of BSi.

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