What Are Machine Guarding Standards
The various machine guarding standards in the ANSI B11 series address how to safeguard new, existing, modified or rebuilt power and manual-driven machines that are used to process materials and the associated equipment used to transfer material or tooling. In addition, these standards offer general, performance and safety requirements for integrated manufacturing systems.
Why Use Machine Guarding Standards
Manufacturers, design engineers, employers, maintenance personnel and safety professionals use the B11 series of standards to eliminate or mitigate the risk of injuries to personnel who operate or maintain a wide array of machinery in various industrial settings.