BRITISH STANDARD

BS EN 500-2:1996

Mobile road construction machinery — Safety —
Part 2: Specific requirements for road-milling machines

The European Standard EN 500-2:1995 has the status of a British Standard

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Construction equipment and plant. Earth-moving machinery..`--- Copyright British Standards Institution Provided by IHS under license with BSI No reproduction or networking permitted without license from IHS Not for Resale ..BS EN 500-2:1996 Committees responsible for this British Standard The preparation of this British Standard was entrusted by Technical Committee B/513. having been prepared under the direction of the Building and Civil Engineering Sector Board. No. Date --``.`.. upon which the following bodies were represented: British Coal Corporation Construction Plant-hire Association Federation of Civil Engineering Contractors Federation of Manufacturers of Construction Equipment and Cranes Health and Safety Executive Institution of Civil Engineers Silsoe Research Institute This British Standard.-`-`.`. was published under the authority of the Standards Board and comes Amendments into effect on 15 June 1996 © BSI 08-1999 The following BSI references relate to the work on this standard: Committee reference B/513/1 Draft for comment 91/14879 DC ISBN 0 580 25382 1 issued since publication Comments Amd.. and site safety. to Subcommittee B/513/1.`.

BS EN 500-2:1996 Contents Committees responsible National foreword Foreword Text of EN 500-2 List of references Page Inside front cover ii 2 3 Inside back cover --``.-`-`..`..`--- Copyright British Standards Institution Provided by IHS under license with BSI No reproduction or networking permitted without license from IHS © BSI 08-1999 i Not for Resale ..`.`..

.`--- . Compliance with a British Standard does not of itself confer immunity from legal obligations. pages i and ii. an inside back cover and a back cover. in the development of which the United Kingdom has played an active part. It is one of a number of British Standards implementing European Standards on machinery safety matters.`.BS EN 500-2:1996 National foreword This British Standard has been prepared by Subcommittee B/513/1 and is the English language version of EN 500-2:1995 Mobile road construction machinery — Safety — Part 2: Specific requirements for road-milling machines. Users of British Standards are responsible for their correct application. Cross-reference Publication referred to Corresponding British Standard EN 500-1:1995 BS EN 500 Mobile road construction machinery — Safety Part 1:1996 Common requirements A British Standard does not purport to include all the necessary provisions of a contract. This standard has been updated (see copyright date) and may have had amendments incorporated. an inside front cover.`. pages 2 to 4. Summary of pages This document comprises a front cover.-`-`. Copyright British Standards Institution Provided by IHS under license with BSI No reproduction or networking permitted without license from IHS ii © BSI 08-1999 Not for Resale --``.. the EN title page..`. published by the European Committee for Standardization (CEN).. This will be indicated in the amendment table on the inside front cover. This British Standard covers the essential safety requirements in the Machinery Directive (89/392/EEC) and the Amending Directive (91/368/EEC).

mobile equipment. graphic symbol. No.`. Ref. Ireland. safety devices. Portugal.. milling cutters. Copyright British Standards Institution Provided by IHS under license with BSI No reproduction or networking permitted without license from IHS --``.-`-`. Switzerland and United Kingdom.EUROPEAN STANDARD NORME EUROPÉENNE EUROPÄISCHE NORM ICS 91. EN 500-2:1995 E Not for Resale . site equipment. Luxembourg. Greece.`. CEN members are the national standards bodies of Austria. German). Spain. maintenance English version Mobile road construction machinery — Safety — Part 2: Specific requirements for road-milling machines Machines mobiles pour la construction de routes — Sécurité — Partie 2: Exigences spécifiques pour engins de fraisage de chaussée Bewegliche Straßenbaumaschinen — Sicherheit — Teil 2: Besondere Anforderungen an Straßenfräsen This European Standard was approved by CEN on 1995-06-29. France. construction. CEN members are bound to comply with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations which stipulate the conditions for giving this European Standard the status of a national standard without any alteration. B-1050 Brussels © 1995 All rights of reproduction and communication in any form and by any means reserved in all countries to CEN and its members.220 EN 500-2 September 1995 Descriptors: Roads. Belgium. Germany. Norway. French. Iceland. Sweden. specifications.. Italy. safety measure. safety. Netherlands.. accident prevention. Up-to-date lists and bibliographical references concerning such national standards may be obtained on application to the Central Secretariat or to any CEN member. Denmark. signalling.`--- CEN European Committee for Standardization Comité Européen de Normalisation Europäisches Komitee für Normung Central Secretariat: rue de Stassart 36. This European Standard exists in three official versions (English. hazards. Finland.`.. A version in any other language made by translation under the responsibility of a CEN member into its own language and notified to the Central Secretariat has the same status as the official versions.

Construction equipment and building material machines — Safety. of which the secretariat is held by DIN. Norway. at the latest by March 1996. Portugal. Iceland.9. In accordance with the CEN/CENELEC Internal Regulations.7 Stopping 5. — Part 5: Specific requirements for joint cutters. Switzerland. Belgium..12 Hazards due to extreme temperatures 5..3 Lowering the milling drum 5. Spain. and conflicting national standards shall be withdrawn at the latest by March 1996.8 Danger of falling off.2 Design of the machine in relation to its operation and handling 5.9. — Part 3: Specific requirements for soil stabilization machines.9.9. and supports essential requirements of EC Directive(s). This European Standard has been prepared under a mandate given to CEN by the European Commission and the European Free Trade Association.4 Operator’s seat 5. Finland. Netherlands.13 Signal devices and warning signs 6 Instruction handbook 7 Marking 8 Verification of safety requirements/measures Figure 1 — Cutter drum Figure 2 — Warning sign Page 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Copyright British Standards Institution Provided by IHS under license with BSI No reproduction or networking permitted without license from IHS 2 © BSI 08-1999 Not for Resale --``. the following countries are bound to implement this European Standard: Austria. — Part 6: Specific requirements for paver-finishers. This European Standard shall be given the status of a national standard. Contents Foreword 0 Introduction 1 Scope 2 Normative references 3 Definitions 4 List of hazards 5 Safety requirements 5.1 Milling equipment 5.`. EN 500 Mobile road construction machinery — Safety comprises the following parts: — Part 1: Common requirements..10 Precautions 5. Greece. — Part 2: Specific requirements for road-milling machines. United Kingdom.6 Starting 5. Germany.5 Controls 5.1 Lighting 5.`--- .9 Precautions against hazards caused by moving parts 5. Luxembourg.2 Footguards 5. Denmark.`.. Ireland.-`-`.4 Elevating devices 5.11 Fire protection 5. Italy. — Part 4: Specific requirements for compaction machines.`. France. access to operator’s station and to service points 5. either by publication of an identical text or by endorsement.EN 500-2:1995 Foreword This European Standard was prepared by the Technical Committee CEN/TC 151.3 Operator’s station 5. Sweden.

5. 1 Scope This Part of EN 500 specifies the safety requirements for road-milling machines as defined in clause 3 and deals with the significant hazards pertinent to road-milling machines. one of the following combinations for the dimensions A and B shall be observed (see Figure 1). 3. The clauses of this standard have the same numbering as those of EN 500-1:1995.1 General It shall be possible to stop the milling equipment.8 Danger of falling off. EN 500-1:1995.2 of EN 500-1:1995.4 Operator’s seat See EN 500-1:1995.`. prEN 953:1992. 3 Definitions For the purposes of this standard the following definitions apply. movable)..`. provisions from other publications.9. 5.3.9. on which surface the milling tools are fitted. For dated references. first indent. Safety of machinery — General requirements for the design and construction of guards (fixed.9 Precautions against hazards caused by moving parts 5. 5 Safety requirements 5. when used as intended and in conditions foreseen by the manufacturer.1 Lighting See EN 500-1:1995. 5..-`-`.6 Starting See EN 500-1:1995. Copyright British Standards Institution Provided by IHS under license with BSI No reproduction or networking permitted without license from IHS © BSI 08-1999 --``.7 Stopping See EN 500-1:1995. Combination A mm B mm 2 Normative references This European Standard incorporates by dated or undated references. The cutter drums rotate during the cutting operation 1 2 U 250 U 280 k100 k120 4 List of hazards See EN 500-1:1995.2 Design of the machine in relation to its operation and handling See EN 500-1:1995. subsequent amendments to or revisions of any of these publications apply to this European Standard only when incorporated in it by amendment or revision. Guards shall comply with clauses 6 and 7 of prEN 953:1992. 5.`--- 3 Not for Resale . 5. even while the power unit (engine) is running. 5. 5. does not apply for road-milling machines. These normative references are cited at the appropriate places in the text and the publications are listed hereafter. Guards and flaps shall remain permanently attached.5 Controls See EN 500-1:1995.1.2 Rear guards With regard to hazards present in the foot area.1.EN 500-2:1995 0 Introduction This Part of EN 500 contains additional requirements to EN 500-1:1995 Common requirements. access to operator’s station and to service points See EN 500-1:1995. The milling equipment shall be safeguarded to prevent accidental physical contact and to retain debris and parts possibly ejected. Mobile road construction machinery — Safety — Part 1: Common requirements. even when they are opened. For undated references the latest edition of the publication referred to applies. 5. 5..3 Operator’s station See EN 500-1:1995. NOTE Subclause 5..`.1 Milling equipment 5.1 road-milling machines mobile machines used for removing material from paved surfaces 3.9.2 milling equipment (cutter drum) power-driven cylindrical bodies.

12 Hazards due to extreme temperatures See EN 500-1:1995. The sides of the triangle shall measure at least 60 mm. — a yellow flashing light shall be fitted within the danger areas and shall be activated whenever the control devices (handles) are operated.9.`.3 Lowering the milling drum The machines shall be provided with a safety device preventing any unintentional machine movements when lowering the drum to the cutting mode. shall comply with the following design criteria: — the control device (handle) shall not lock in any position except in neutral (hold-to-move control).2 Footguards Wheels and tracks in the vicinity of the operator’s station. 5. 7 Marking See EN 500-1:1995. Figure 1 — Cutter drum The dimension B may be exceeded for a short time if necessary. located around the cutter drum. or on the protective devices. 5.EN 500-2:1995 NOTE The mechanical locking device can be integrated with the elevating devices or can be a permanently attached separate unit.`--- 5. 5.-`-`. intended to be controlled during operation of the machine. Copyright British Standards Institution Provided by IHS under license with BSI No reproduction or networking permitted without license from IHS 4 © BSI 08-1999 Not for Resale .3 Side guards Power-operated side panels of the drum guards. This warning system shall consist of yellow blinking lamps visible from all directions within the danger area.`. — the control handle shall be fitted away from danger areas. with regard to proper material discharge.9. 5.9.10 Precautions against hazards caused by non-electric energy sources See EN 500-1:1995. For this purpose a built-in warning system shall be provided. shall be provided with footguards.11 Fire protection See EN 500-1:1995.. Guards shall comply with clauses 6 and 7 of prEN 953:1992. The marking shall have the form of a warning triangle in accordance with Figure 2.9. 5. 5... 8 Verification of safety requirements/measures See EN 500-1:1995. and — the power-operated side panels shall automatically return to their normal (pre-set) position when the control device (handle) is released..1. and/or in the access areas.13 Signal devices and warning signs A clearly visible and permanent warning sign shall be applied on both sides of the movable guards.4 Elevating devices Elevating devices on the machines shall be provided with a mechanical locking device to ensure safe elevation when maintenance is to be performed under the elevated devices. Figure 2 — Warning sign 6 Instruction handbook See EN 500-1:1995. The instruction handbook should include instruction on the use of the mechanical locking device. The lamps shall automatically be activated as long as the dimension B is exceeded while the power-unit is running.`. --``. 5.

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