This European Standard applies for steel converter and its associated equipment (hereinafter referred to as converter plant) used in the process of carbon or stainless steel making as defined in 3.1 and illustrated in Annex B.
This European Standard deals with significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to the converter plant. It covers the intended use and foreseeable misuse.
This European Standard specifies the safety requirements to be met during transport, assembly, commissioning, operation, maintenance (as described in Clause 5) and decommissioning/disassembly of the equipment.
This European Standard applies to:
Steel converter and its associated equipment for the oxygen steelmaking process
-   from hot metal/liquid steel and scrap charging;
-   via oxygen refining and stirring;
-   temperature measurement and sampling equipment;
-   up to tapping including slag retaining device;
-   cooling systems;
-   maintenance devices (e.g. relining device, tap hole repair device);
-   process related interfaces/interactions (e.g. according to design, controls) to
-   media,
-   primary and secondary gas cleaning plant,
-   material feeding systems and ladle alloying systems,
-   transfer cars for steel ladle and slag pot, and
-   charging/tapping equipment, e.g. crane, scrap chute, ladles and slag pots.
This European Standard does not cover safety requirements for:
-   usage of process media other than oxygen, nitrogen, argon and compressed air;
-   primary and secondary gas cleaning plants;
-   measuring devices with radioactive sources;
-   material feeding systems and ladle alloying systems;
-   transfer cars for steel ladle and slag pot;
-   charging/tapping and de-slagging equipment, e.g. crane, scrap chutes, ladles and slag pots;
-   auxiliary winches and hoists.
NOTE 1   For variations of converter process where other gases and media, e.g. hydrocarbons, fuels, steam, etc. are used, additional safety measures have to be considered which are not covered in this safety standard
This European Standard is not applicable to converter plant, manufactured before the date of publication of this standard in the Official Journal (OJ).
NOTE 2   In case of revamping, this European Standard can be used as a guideline for the specific parts to be revamped.

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This European Standard defines the general safety requirements for hot rolling mills for long products as defined in 3.1.
This European Standard deals with significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to hot rolling mills for long products. It deals not only with circumstances where the machinery is used as intended, but also includes other conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, such as foreseeable faults, malfunctions or misuse (see Clauses 4 and 5).
This applies also to hazards arising during various phases of the life of the machinery and equipment as described in 5.4 of EN ISO 12100:2010.
This European standard applies to: Machinery and equipment used for the manufacturing of metal rolled long products from the material supply from (1), via the rolling mill process equipment (2) to (9) including preparation area (10) (exemplary layout is given in Figure 1).
The following equipment is excluded:
a)   furnaces in accordance with the EN 746 series;
b)   continuous casting machines according to EN 14753;
c)   hook conveyors according to EN 619;
d)   roll and guide shop equipment (e. g., machine-tool);
e)   storage equipment (e.g., high-bay warehouses);
f)   cranes, fork lifts, trucks and railway trucks and other vehicles.
This document is not applicable to rolling mills for long products, which are manufactured before the date of its publication as an EN document.

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This European Standard applies to:
-   extrusion presses from the exit side of the heater through associated handling, cooling and quenching equipment including, e.g. the puller, the hot saw, the run-out table, the stretcher, the cold saw, cold saw table and/or coiler when incorporated into the equipment, to a point where the extruded product is passed to associated finishing equipment.
It specifies the health and safety requirements at all stages in the life of the equipment, its design, ordering, construction, use and disposal.
This European Standard specifies requirements to be met by the manufacturer to ensure the health and safety of persons during construction, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance and de-commissioning, as well as in the event of foreseeable faults as malfunctions which may occur in the equipment.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to extrusion presses when they are used as intended and under conditions which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
This European Standard is not applicable to extrusion presses which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.

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This European Standard specifies the general safety requirements for electric arc furnaces (EAF) to melt steel not containing radioactive material.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events pertinent to EAF, when used as intended and under conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, but also includes foreseeable faults and malfunctions in case of misuse.
This European Standard specifies also criteria for the plant and equipment integrated in the production process.
This European Standard specifies the requirements to ensure the safety of persons which are to be met during the design, assembly, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of the equipment.
This European Standard assumes that installations are operated and maintained by adequately trained and competent personnel. Manual intervention for setting, adjustment and maintenance is accepted as part of the normal use of the equipment.
This European Standard covers the following equipment (see Annex B):
-   EAF with AC technology (alternating current);
-   EAF with DC technology (direct current);
-   scrap pre-heating technology;
-   associated equipment/devices according Annex B.
The following equipment is not covered by this European Standard:
-   induction furnace;
-   resistance-arc furnace;
-   electron beam furnace;
-   plasma furnace;
-   other electrical furnaces used in secondary steelmaking.
This European Standard does not specify safety requirements for the following equipment, which can be an integral or complementary part of the equipment covered by the Scope:
a)   cranes;
b)   scrap basket;
c)   transport car for scrap basket;
d)   elephant house (furnace encasing for environmental reasons);
e)   separate scrap drying equipment.

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This European Standard applies to:
-   hydraulically powered open die forging presses for hot working;
-   handling and cooling equipment connected with the control system of the forging line, e. g., manipulators, rotating type handling devices, die shifting devices, table devices and tool changing devices;
-   handling equipment designed specifically to be used within the forging line, e. g., material manipulation devices, turnover or handling devices attached to fork lift trucks or cranes etc.
It specifies the health and safety requirements at all stages in the life of the equipment, its design, ordering, construction, use and disposal.
This European Standard specifies requirements to be met by the manufacturer to ensure the health and safety of persons during construction, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance and de-commissioning, as well as in the event of foreseeable faults as malfunctions which may occur in the equipment.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to hydraulically powered hot forging presses when they are used as intended and under conditions foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
This European Standard does not cover:
-   hydraulically controlled closed die forging presses for hot working;
-   mechanically powered hot forging presses;
-   mobile manipulators as defined in 3.4.2;
-   standard transport and lifting equipment modified for use with material manipulation devices, turnover and handling devices such as for fork lift trucks and cranes.
This European Standard is not applicable to machinery which was manufactured before the date of publication of this standard by CEN.

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This European Standard describes the health and safety requirements of fully automated plant used in the process of tube forming, rolling and finishing (hereafter referred to as "plant"). It describes the foreseeable, significant hazards, hazardous situations, and events arising from plants and from particular machines integrated to form the plant; it does not describe the full health and safety requirements for each particular machine. It indicates preventive measures for avoiding the hazards and reducing the risks. It deals not only with circumstances where the machinery is used as intended, but also includes other conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, such as foreseeable faults, malfunctions or misuse.
This European Standard specifies the requirements to ensure the safety of persons which are to be met during the design, assembly, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of the equipment.
This standard assumes that installations are operated and maintained by adequately trained and competent personnel. Manual intervention for setting, adjustment and maintenance is accepted as part of the normal use of these machines.
This standard assumes that the machinery is used with adequate workplace lighting conforming to
EN 12464-1 or to local regulations.
This standard applies to:
Automated plant and equipment operated for the production of metal seamless hot and cold finished tubes and welded tubes. A list of machines which could make up different plants is shown in Annex D (informative).
This standard covers:
For seamless hot-finished tubes: from material charging downstream of the heating furnace through the rolling process and up to, but not including any intermediate storage equipment or the downstream finishing lines.
For seamless cold-finished tubes: from material charging through the rolling process to the discharging equipment but not including any storage equipment.
For welded tubes: from coil charging through strip pr

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This European Standard specifies the general safety requirements for secondary steelmaking machinery and equipment (SSE) as defined in 3.1 to treat liquid steel.
This European Standard covers machinery and equipment involved in the treatment process of liquid steel under vacuum or atmospheric pressure.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events pertinent to SSE, when used as intended and under conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, but also includes foreseeable faults and malfunctions in case of misuse.
This European Standard specifies the requirements to ensure the safety of persons which are to be met during the design, assembly, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of the equipment.
This European Standard assumes that SSE are operated and maintained by adequately trained and competent personnel. Manual intervention for setting, adjustment and maintenance is accepted as part of the normal use of the equipment.
NOTE 1   Annex B shows examples of SSE.
The following equipment is not covered by the scope of this European Standard:
   cranes;
   fork lift trucks or other transporting equipment;
   ladles;
   equipment for relining and preheating in the relining area;
   burners according to EN 746-2;
   dust and fume exhaust systems.
NOTE 2   Significant hazards and hazardous situations due to transporting/positioning of heavy components, e. g., by cranes (e. g., ladles, vessels, covers) are considered in this standard (see 5.2.3).
This European Standard is not applicable to SSE manufactured before the date of publication of this standard in the Official Journal.

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This document applies for plant (containing machinery and equipment) used in the process of continuous casting of liquid steel (hereafter referred to as continuous casting machine, CCM) as defined in 3.1.
This document deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to machinery and equipment for the continuous casting of steel, when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
This document specifies the safety requirements to be met during design, assembly, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance (as described in Clause 5) and decommissioning of the equipment.
This document assumes that the machinery and equipment of the plant is operated and maintained by adequately trained and competent personnel (see 7.5). Manual intervention for setting, adjustment and maintenance is accepted as part of the intended use of the plant.
This document assumes that the machinery is used with adequate workstation lighting conforming to EN 12464 1.
National regulations regarding lighting should be considered and could differ from requirements of EN 12464 1.
This document applies to:
—   CCM for the transformation of molten liquid steel into solid products in sections (e.g. square, rectangular, beam blank, circular);
—   CCM's from the point where overhead cranes or other transport systems deposit ladles to CCM (e.g. in a ladle turret, ladle car or ladle stand);
—   via casting process and solidification process;
—   via cutting and marking equipment;
—   thru the run-out-area where the cut product is finished, collected and removed from that area.
This document does not cover safety requirements for:
—   horizontal-CCM for steel;
—   auxiliary plants (auxiliary plants that are outside of the limits of the CCM);
—   ladles and ladle transport;
—   cranes;
—   winches and hoists;
—   conveyors or handling systems;
—   workshop equipment (mould and segment shop, tundish workshop);
—   gas burners, e.g. as a part of pre-heating stations.
This document can be used in case of modernization for the parts to be modernized.
This document is not applicable to CCM's manufactured before the date of its publication.

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This document defines the general safety requirements of strip processing lines.
This document applies to:
Strip processing lines for treating metal strip, from
—   coil take-over-point of the entry section (terminal equipment, see 3.2) through the
—   process (processing and terminal equipment, see 3.3 and 3.2) up to the
—   coil take-over-point of the exit section or interface to other lines (terminal equipment), see Figure 1.
NOTE 1   The aforementioned processes can also occur in combination.
If the aforementioned processes will be combined with processes which are not covered by the scope of this document, this document can be used as a guideline.
NOTE 2   Thermo process equipment integrated in strip processing lines is covered by the EN 746 series. For dryers and ovens, in which flammable substances are released, EN 1539 applies.
This document does not cover:
—   thermo process equipment, e.g. in accordance with the EN 746 series;
—   dryers and ovens in accordance with EN 1539;
—   coil transporting system before coil take-over-point at the entry section and after coil take-over-point at the exit section, e.g. hook conveyors, overhead cranes, fork lift and railway trucks and other vehicles;
—   acid regeneration plants;
—   regeneration plants which are not integral part of the strip processing line;
—   storage equipment for coils;
—   rolling mill stands (i.e. skin pass and reduction stands) according to EN 15094;
—   rollshop equipment;
—   separate process technology (e.g. compressed air system, treatment of water and treatment of rolling lubricant);
—   separate cleaning system for exhaust air;
—   firefighting systems.
NOTE 3   Protection of persons in case of using asphyxiant gases used in firefighting system is covered by this document, see Annex C.
This document deals with foreseeable significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to strip processing lines, when used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer. It provides the requirements to be met by the manufacturer to ensure the safety of persons and property during transport, commissioning, use, de-commissioning and maintenance periods, as well as in the event of foreseeable failures or malfunctions that can occur in the equipment.
For modernization, this document (type-C standard) can be applied for the part to be modernized.

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This document specifies the general safety requirements for finishing lines for metal strip, hereafter referred as finishing line(s), as defined in 3.1.
This document deals with significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant for finishing lines when used as intended and under conditions foreseen by the manufacturer. This document provides the requirements to be met by the manufacturer to ensure the safety of persons and property during transport, commissioning, operation and de-commissioning, as well as in the event of foreseeable failures or malfunctions that can occur in the equipment (see Clauses 4 and 5).
This document is applicable to:
Plant (machinery, equipment, devices) for the customer-specific processing of metal strip/metal foil (starting material: hot rolled or cold rolled strip as coil) from the material feeding (1) via the finishing process (2) until the material removal (3) (see exemplary layout in Figure 1).
Examples of finishing lines and their machinery/equipment covered by the scope of this document are listed below:
—   finishing lines, e.g.:
—   slitting line (see Figure 2);
—   cut-to-length line (see Figure 3);
—   feeding line (see Figure 4);
—   blanking line;
—   trimming line;
—   rounding machines;
—   strip edge machining lines;
—   inspection lines;
—   rewinding lines, separator lines, doubler lines;
—   strip-supply lines (e.g. for presses or roll forming lines);
—   interlinked machinery/equipment which can be part of a finishing line, e.g.:
—   coil conveying (e.g. feeding in, threading, pushing-in, guiding and transporting);
—   stretching, bending, levelling machine;
—   marking machine;
—   recoiler and uncoiler;
—   shears;
—   punching machine;
—   coil and sleeve handling device;
—   welding machine;
—   oiling machine;
—   scrap chopper, scrap coiler, scrap conveyor;
—   changing device;
—   stacking device;
—   coil transport device (associated with the line);
—   measuring systems and devices;
—   fluid systems.
The following machinery may be part of or linked to a finishing line but are not covered by this document:
—   packaging lines (EN 415);
—   roll forming lines;
—   machines for painting and laminating;
—   embossing machine;
—   saws;
—   plate shear (plate as raw material) (EN 13985);
—   equipment for applying (removing) media to (from) the material surface;
—   coil transport devices outside the boundaries of the line (e.g. supply from the storage);
—   presses (EN ISO 16092-1, EN ISO 16092-2 and EN ISO 16092-3);
—   milling machines (EN ISO 16090-1);
—   machinery using laser (EN ISO 11553) for strip processing (e.g. welding, cutting);
—   punching machines (as stand-alone machine);
—   cranes;
—   robots (EN ISO 10218);
—   separate media systems (e.g. compressed air system, exhaust system);
—   storage equipment.
For modernization, this document can be applied for the parts to be modernized.

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This document specifies the general safety requirements for cold rolling mills for flat products as defined in 3.1.
This document is applicable to: Plant (machinery, equipment, devices according Annex D) used for the manufacturing of metal cold rolled flat products from the material supply from entry (1), via the mill stand(s) (2) with roll changing devices (4), to the material removal (3) (see Figure 1).
[Figure 1]
This document does not cover:
—   Design and construction of buildings including cellars and their facilities;
—   Thermo process equipment, e.g. in accordance with EN 746 series;
—   Strip processing lines according to EN 15061, e.g. pickling line;
—   Abrasive blasting plants according to EN 1248;
—   Coil transporting system before coil take-over-point at the entry section and after coil take-over-point at the exit section, e.g. hook conveyors, overhead cranes, fork lift and railway trucks and other vehicles;
—   Roll shop equipment;
—   Hook conveyors according to EN 619;
—   Non-fixed load lifting attachments, e.g. according to EN 13155;
—   Storage equipment (e.g. high-bay warehouses);
—   Cranes, fork lifts, trucks and railway trucks and other vehicles;
—   Process technology (e.g. systems for rolling lubricant, compressed air, treatment of water, cleaning system for exhaust air);
—   Firefighting system.
NOTE 1   Special requirements for protection of persons in case of using asphyxiant gases used in firefighting system is covered by this document, see Annex C.

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This document specifies the general safety requirements for hot rolling mills for flat products as defined in 3.1.
This document is applicable to: Plant (machinery, equipment, devices according Annex D) used for the manufacturing of metal hot rolled flat products from the from entry (1), via the mill stands (2) with roll changing devices (6), to the exit (5) (see Figure 1).
This standard does not cover:
—   thermo process equipment, e.g. in accordance with the EN 746 series; including furnaces of a steckel mill;
—   continuous casting machines according to EN 14753;
—   hook conveyors according to EN 619;
—   non-fixed load lifting attachments, e.g. according to EN 13155;
—   roll shop equipment;
—   storage equipment (e.g. high-bay warehouses);
—   cranes, fork lifts, trucks and railway trucks and other vehicles;
—   process technology (e.g. treatment of water, rolling lubricant, compressed air, etc.);
—   separate cleaning system for exhaust air;
—   firefighting system;
NOTE 1   Please refer to Annex C for information regarding the special requirements for protection of persons in case of using asphyxiant gases used in firefighting system.
—   the design of the building, halls and civil works.
This document deals with significant hazards, hazardous situations or hazardous events relevant to hot rolling mills for flat products, when it is used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer. It provides the requirements to be met by the manufacturer to ensure the safety of persons and property during transport, commissioning, operation and de-commissioning, as well as in the event of foreseeable failures or malfunctions that can occur in the equipment.
NOTE 2   For modernization, this document (C-type standard) can be applied for the part to be modernized.
This document is not applicable to hot rolling mills for flat products manufactured before the date of its publication.

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This European Standard specifies the general safety requirements for electric arc furnaces (EAF) to melt steel not containing radioactive material.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events pertinent to EAF, when used as intended and under conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, but also includes foreseeable faults and malfunctions in case of misuse.
This European Standard specifies also criteria for the plant and equipment integrated in the production process.
This European Standard specifies the requirements to ensure the safety of persons which are to be met during the design, assembly, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of the equipment.
This European Standard assumes that installations are operated and maintained by adequately trained and competent personnel. Manual intervention for setting, adjustment and maintenance is accepted as part of the normal use of the equipment.
This European Standard covers the following equipment (see Annex B):
   EAF with AC technology (alternating current);
   EAF with DC technology (direct current);
   scrap pre-heating technology;
   associated equipment/devices according Annex B.
The following equipment is not covered by this European Standard:
   induction furnace;
   resistance-arc furnace;
   electron beam furnace;
   plasma furnace;
   other electrical furnaces used in secondary steelmaking.
This European Standard does not specify safety requirements for the following equipment, which can be an integral or complementary part of the equipment covered by the Scope:
a)   cranes;
b)   scrap basket;
c)   transport car for scrap basket;
d)   elephant house (furnace encasing for environmental reasons);
e)   separate scrap drying equipment.

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ISO 13578:2017 specifies the general safety requirements for electric arc furnaces (EAF) to melt steel not containing radioactive material.
NOTE Radioactive material is considered to be detected in front of the steel plant entrance.
ISO 13578:2017 deals with significant hazards, hazardous situations and events as listed in Table 1 pertinent to EAF, when used as intended and under conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, and also includes foreseeable faults and malfunctions in case of misuse.
ISO 13578:2017 also specifies criteria for the plant and equipment integrated in the production process.
ISO 13578:2017 specifies the requirements to be followed during design to ensure the safety of persons, which are to be met during transport, assembly, commissioning, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of the equipment.
ISO 13578:2017 assumes that installations are operated and maintained by adequately trained personnel. Manual intervention for setting, adjustment and maintenance is accepted as part of the normal use of the equipment.
ISO 13578:2017 covers the following equipment (see Annex B, Tables B.1 and B.2, and Annex C, Figures C.1 and C.2):
- EAF with alternating current (AC) technology;
- EAF with direct current (DC) technology;
- scrap preheating technology;
- associated equipment/devices (e.g. inert gas stirring, carbon and oxygen injection systems).
The following equipment is not covered by ISO 13578:2017:
- induction furnace;
- resistance-arc furnace (e.g. submerged arc furnace);
- electron beam furnace;
- plasma furnace;
- other electrical furnaces used in secondary steelmaking, e.g. ladle furnace.
ISO 13578:2017 does not specify safety requirements for the following equipment, which can be an integral or complementary part of the equipment covered by the scope:
- cranes;
- shell lifting cross beam;
- scrap basket, steel ladle and slag pot;
- transport cars for scrap baskets, steel ladles and slag pots;
- dedusting system;
- "dog house" and "elephant house" (furnace enclosures for environmental reasons);
- alloying system;
- separate scrap drying equipment;
- furnace transformer and high-voltage system;
- robots/manipulators (e.g. for temperature measurement and sampling).

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8. Scope
This document applies for new steel converter and its associated equipment (hereinafter referred to as converter plant) used in the process of carbon or stainless steel making as defined in 3.1 and illustrated in Annex B.
This document deals with significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to the converter plant. It covers the intended use and foreseeable misuse.
This document specifies the safety requirements to be met during design, transport, setting up/installation, assembly, commissioning, operation, maintenance (as described in Clause 5) and decommissioning/dis¬assembly of the equipment.
NOTE 1   Assembly does not include erection because national regulations, e.g., national civil engineering laws and regulations or occupational health and safety regulations have to be considered.
This document applies to:
Steel converter and its associated equipment (see Annex B, Figure B.1) for the oxygen steelmaking process
   from charging hot metal/liquid steel and scrap;
   via oxygen refining and stirring;
   temperature measurement and sampling equipment;
   up to tapping including slag retaining device;
   cooling systems;
   maintenance devices (e.g., relining device, tap hole repair device, device for cleaning the converter mouth);
   process related interfaces/interactions (e.g., according to design, controls) to
o   process media,
o   primary and secondary gas cleaning plant,
o   material feeding systems and ladle alloying systems,
o   transfer cars for steel ladle and slag pot, and
o   charging/tapping equipment, e.g., crane, scrap chute, ladles and slag pots.
This document does not cover safety requirements for:
   usage of process media other than oxygen, nitrogen, argon and compressed air;
   primary and secondary gas cleaning plants;
   measuring devices with radioactive sources;
   material feeding systems and ladle alloying systems;
   transfer cars for steel ladle and slag pot;
   charging/tapping and de-slagging equipment, e.g., crane, scrap chutes, ladles and slag pots;
   auxiliary winches and hoists.
NOTE 2   For variations of converter process where other gases and process media, e.g., hydrocarbons, fuels, steam, etc. are used, additional safety measures have to be considered which are not covered in this safety standard.
NOTE 3   In case of revamping, this document can be used as a guideline for the specific parts to be revamped.

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2008-10-10 SJ: WI deleted following Alert 2 (Stuck before FV/UAP).

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This European Standard applies to:
   hydraulically powered open die forging presses for hot working;
   handling and cooling equipment connected with the control system of the forging line, e. g., manipulators, rotating type handling devices, die shifting devices, table devices and tool changing devices;
   handling equipment designed specifically to be used within the forging line, e. g., material manipulation devices, turnover or handling devices attached to fork lift trucks or cranes etc.
It specifies the health and safety requirements at all stages in the life of the equipment, its design, ordering, construction, use and disposal.
This European Standard specifies requirements to be met by the manufacturer to ensure the health and safety of persons during construction, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance and de-commissioning, as well as in the event of foreseeable faults as malfunctions which may occur in the equipment.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to hydraulically powered hot forging presses when they are used as intended and under conditions foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
This European Standard does not cover:
   hydraulically controlled closed die forging presses for hot working;
   mechanically powered hot forging presses;
   mobile manipulators as defined in 3.4.2;
   standard transport and lifting equipment modified for use with material manipulation devices, turnover and handling devices such as for fork lift trucks and cranes.
This European Standard is not applicable to machinery which was manufactured before the date of publication of this standard by CEN.

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This European Standard applies to:
   extrusion presses from the exit side of the heater through associated handling, cooling and quenching equipment including, e.g. the puller, the hot saw, the run-out table, the stretcher, the cold saw, cold saw table and/or coiler when incorporated into the equipment, to a point where the extruded product is passed to associated finishing equipment.
It specifies the health and safety requirements at all stages in the life of the equipment, its design, ordering, construction, use and disposal.
This European Standard specifies requirements to be met by the manufacturer to ensure the health and safety of persons during construction, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance and de-commissioning, as well as in the event of foreseeable faults as malfunctions which may occur in the equipment.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to extrusion presses when they are used as intended and under conditions which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
This European Standard is not applicable to extrusion presses which are manufactured before the date of its publication as EN.

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This European Standard specifies the general safety requirements for electric arc furnaces (EAF) to melt steel not containing radioactive material.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events pertinent to EAF, when used as intended and under conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, but also includes foreseeable faults and malfunctions in case of misuse.
This European Standard specifies also criteria for the plant and equipment integrated in the production process.
This European Standard specifies the requirements to ensure the safety of persons which are to be met during the design, assembly, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of the equipment.
This European Standard assumes that installations are operated and maintained by adequately trained and competent personnel. Manual intervention for setting, adjustment and maintenance is accepted as part of the normal use of the equipment.
This European Standard covers the following equipment (see Annex B):
   EAF with AC technology (alternating current);
   EAF with DC technology (direct current);
   scrap pre-heating technology;
   associated equipment/devices according Annex B.
The following equipment is not covered by this European Standard:
   induction furnace;
   resistance-arc furnace;
   electron beam furnace;
   plasma furnace;
   other electrical furnaces used in secondary steelmaking.
This European Standard does not specify safety requirements for the following equipment, which can be an integral or complementary part of the equipment covered by the Scope:
a)   cranes;
b)   scrap basket;
c)   transport car for scrap basket;
d)   elephant house (furnace encasing for environmental reasons);
e)   separate scrap drying equipment.

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This European Standard describes the general safety requirements for tube forming and rolling mills and finishing line equipment corresponding to the definition in EN 292-1. It describes the foreseeable, significant hazards, hazardous situations and events for plants and particular machinery, as well their integration into a plant. It indicates possible preventative measures for avoiding the hazards and reducing the risks. It deals not only with circumstances where the machinery is used as intended, but also includes other conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, such as foreseeable faults, malfunctions or misuse (see clauses 4/5).

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This European Standard defines the health and safety requirements of strip processing lines (see 3.1).
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant for strip processing line machinery and equipment, when used as intended and under conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, but also includes foreseeable faults and malfunctions in case of misuse.
This European Standard specifies the requirements to ensure the safety of persons which are to be considered and met during the design, assembly, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of the equipment.
This European Standard applies to:
Strip processing lines for treating metal strip: from take-over point (see 3.6) of the entry section (terminal equipment, see 3.2) through the process (processing and terminal equipment, see 3.3 and 3.2) up to the take-over point of the exit section or interface to other lines (terminal equipment).
Terminal equipment for:   Processing and terminal equipment for:   Terminal equipment for:
Entry section      
      Pickling (5.3.5) (1)   
      Pre-treatment (5.3.6) (1)   
      Hot dipping (5.3.7) (1)   
      Electro plating (5.3.8) (1)   
      Tension levelling/scale breaking (5.3.9) (1)   
      Organic coating by roll coater (5.3.10) (1)   
      Chemical post-treating (5.3.11) (1)
   Annealing (1), (2)
(1) it may include also terminal equipment according to 5.2
(2) for annealing lines the requirement for related processing equipment (5.3.5 to 5.3.11) is covered by
this standard. The requirements for the furnace of annealing lines are covered by EN 746-1, EN 746-2 and EN 746-3   
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This European Standard does not cover:
   Furnaces in accordance with EN 746-1, EN 746-2 and EN 746-3;
   Dryers and ovens in accordance with EN 1539;
   Coil transporting system before take-over-point at the entry section and after take-over-point at the exit section, e. g., hook conveyors, overhead cranes, fork lift and railway trucks a

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This European Standard defines the health and safety requirements of strip processing lines (see 3.1).
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant for strip processing line machinery and equipment, when used as intended and under conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, but also includes foreseeable faults and malfunctions in case of misuse.
This European Standard specifies the requirements to ensure the safety of persons which are to be considered and met during the design, assembly, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance and decommissioning of the equipment.
This European Standard applies to:
Strip processing lines for treating metal strip: from take-over point (see 3.6) of the entry section (terminal equipment, see 3.2) through the process (processing and terminal equipment, see 3.3 and 3.2) up to the take-over point of the exit section or interface to other lines (terminal equipment).
Terminal equipment for:   Processing and terminal equipment for:   Terminal equipment for:
Entry section      
      Pickling (5.3.5) (1)   
      Pre-treatment (5.3.6) (1)   
      Hot dipping (5.3.7) (1)   
      Electro plating (5.3.8) (1)   
      Tension levelling/scale breaking (5.3.9) (1)   
      Organic coating by roll coater (5.3.10) (1)   
      Chemical post-treating (5.3.11) (1)
   Annealing (1), (2)
(1) it may include also terminal equipment according to 5.2
(2) for annealing lines the requirement for related processing equipment (5.3.5 to 5.3.11) is covered by
this standard. The requirements for the furnace of annealing lines are covered by EN 746-1, EN 746-2 and EN 746-3   
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This European Standard does not cover:
   Furnaces in accordance with EN 746-1, EN 746-2 and EN 746-3;
   Dryers and ovens in accordance with EN 1539;
   Coil transporting system before take-over-point at the entry section and after take-over-point at the exit section, e. g., hook conveyors, overhead cranes, fork lift and railway trucks a

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This European Standard defines the general safety requirements for hot rolling mills for flat products as defined in 3.1.
This European Standard deals with significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to hot rolling mills for flat products. It deals not only with circumstances where the machinery is used as intended, but also includes other conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, such as foreseeable faults, malfunctions or misuse (see Clauses 4 and 5).
This European standard applies to: Machinery and equipment used for the manufacturing of metal hot rolled flat products from the material supply from (1), via the mill stands (2), to the exit (5) (see Figure 1).
The following equipment is outside the scope of this standard:
- furnaces in accordance with EN 746-1, EN 746-2 and EN 746-3;
- continuous casting machines according to EN 14753;
- hook conveyors according to EN 619;
- roll shop equipment;
- storage equipment (e. g., high-bay warehouses);
- cranes, fork lifts, trucks and railway trucks and other vehicles.
This European standard is not applicable to hot rolling mills for flat products, manufactured before the date of publication of this standard by CEN.

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This European Standard specifies the safety requirements for cold rolling mills for flat products (coiled or as heavy plates) as defined in 3.1.
This European Standard deals with significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to cold rolling mills for flat products. It deals not only with circumstances where the machinery is used as intended, but also includes other conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, such as foreseeable faults, malfunctions or misuse (see clauses 4 and 5).
This European standard applies to: Machinery and equipment used for the manufacturing of metal cold rolled flat products from the material entry station (1), through the forming stations (2), to the exit (3) (see Figure 1).
The following equipment is outside the scope of this European Standard:
- furnaces in accordance with EN 746-1, EN 746-2 and EN 746-3;
- pickling plants according to EN 15061;
- strip processing lines according to EN 15061;
- abrasive blasting plants according to EN 1248;
- roll shop equipment;
- hook conveyors according to EN 619;
- storage equipment (e. g., high-bay warehouses);
- cranes, fork lifts, trucks and railway trucks and other vehicles.
This European Standard is not applicable to cold rolling mills for flat products, manufactured before the date of publication of this standard by CEN.

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This European Standard applies for plant (containing machinery and equipment) used in the process of continuous casting of liquid steel (hereafter referred to as continuous casting machine, CCM) as defined in 3.1 and illustrated in Annex B.
This European Standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to machinery and equipment for the continuous casting of steel, when they are used as intended and under conditions of misuse which are reasonably foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
This European Standard specifies the safety requirements to be met during design, assembly, transport, commissioning, operation, maintenance (as described in Clause 5) and decommissioning of the equipment.
This European Standard assumes that the machinery and equipment of the plant is operated and maintained by adequately trained and competent personnel (see 7.4). Manual intervention for setting, adjustment and maintenance is accepted as part of the intended use of the plant.
This European Standard assumes that the machinery is used with adequate workplace lighting conforming to EN 12464-1.
NOTE   Local regulations regarding lighting should be considered and could differ from requirements of EN 12464-1.
This European Standard applies to:
CCM for the transformation of molten liquid steel into solid products in sections (e.g. square, rectangular, beam blank, circular)
   from the point where overhead cranes or other transport systems deposit ladles (e.g. in a ladle turret or ladle car);
   via casting process;
   via cutting equipment;
   to the run-out-area where the cut product is collected.
This European Standard does not cover safety requirements for:
   auxiliary plants (e.g. water treatment, refractory handling);
   ladles;
   cranes;
                winches and hoists;
   conveyors or handling systems.
This European Standard is not applicable to CCM, manufactured before the date of publication of this standard by CEN.

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