EN 1005-2: Safety of machinery - Human physical performance

Developed by: BSI (British Standards Institution)

Description: A European standard on designing machine components to accommodate safe manual materials handling practices.The standard is specific to objects weighing at least 3 kilograms and objects carried less than 2 metres. The standard, along with the others in the EN 1005 series (concerning manufacturing design principles) is available at cost to the user at the link. This standard is intended to be used for industrial design and its evaluation on health and safety.

Keywords: standard, lifting, lowering, manual materials handling, MMH carrying, design

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