NA 051

DIN Standards Committee Municipal Services


Agricultural and forestry machinery - Combined fire wood processors - Safety


This European Standard specifies safety requirements, and theirverification for the design and construction of firewood processors,intended for making firewood. Firewood processor is a combined machine that cuts the processed wood either with a chain blade or with a circular saw and splits the wood with a wedge splitter.In addition it specifies the type of information on safe working practices provided by the manufacturer.This standard deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situationsand hazardous events relevant to firewood processors when they are used asintended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer.NOTE The list of significant hazards is given in Annex A.This document is applicable for manual, semiautomatic and automaticfirewood processors. This standard does not deal with wedge splitters dealt with in EN 609-1.Environmental aspects have not been considered in this standard.This European Standard is not applicable to firewood processors which aremanufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN.





Planned document number

DIN EN 00144297

Project number


Responsible national committee

NA 051-06-01 AA - Forestry machinery and associated equipment 

Responsible european committee

CEN/TC 144/WG 8 - Forestry machinery 


Mr. Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. (FH)

Dietmar Schwark

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