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SRPS EN 15093:2022

Safety of machinery - Safety requirements for hot flat rolling mills

Nov 30, 2022

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60.60     Nov 30, 2022



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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.

Related directives

Directives related to this standard.


Directive 2006/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 on machinery, and amending Directive 95/16/EC (recast)

Life cycle


SRPS EN 15093:2011


SRPS EN 15093:2022
60.60 Standard published
Nov 30, 2022

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