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Reference EN 61310-1:1995
Title Safety of machinery - Indication, marking and actuation - Part 1: Requirements for visual, auditory and tactile signals
Project Number 1129
Abstract/Scope Specifies requirements for visual auditory and tactile methods of indicating safety related information. Specifies a system of colours, safety signs, markings and other warnings, intended for use for the indication of hazardous situations.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 1995-03-15
Current Stage code deadline 1996-01-01
Deadline date for vote  


Directive(s) LVD (2006/95/EC), MD (98/37/EC)
Order Voucher BC-CEN-13-88


IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 44
Reference Document IEC 61310-1:1995 (EQV)
ICS 01.080.20 - Graphical symbols for use on specific equipment
13.110 - Safety of machinery
Keywords Machinery; Sign; Visual; Audio; Tactile
Note EN following parallel vote * Superseded by EN 61310-1:2008
Special National Condition(s)  


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Product Life Cycle


Deadline Date
6060 1995-03-15 1996-01-01 export to doc file  EN
5099 1994-10-04 1994-11-04  
5062 1994-08-24 1994-11-24  
5020 1994-02-11 1994-06-15  
3090 1993-09-24 1994-03-24  
4099 1993-05-31 1993-08-31  
4020 1992-02-14 1992-09-01  
3020 1991-05-15 1991-06-17  
1099 1989-06-20 1991-01-01  
1000 1989-03-02 1989-12-31  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 1994-10-04
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 1995-03-15
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 1995-04-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 1996-01-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 1996-01-01


Superseded by EN 61310-1:2008
Normative reference (6) IEC 60050-441:1984
IEC 60050-845:1987
EN 60073:1993
corr. April 1993
EN 60204-1:1992
corr. December 1993
HD 571 S1:1990
HD 243 S12:1995
corr. October 1995

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