NA 051

DIN Standards Committee Municipal Services


Forestry machinery - Wood chippers - Safety; German version FprEN 13525:2019


This document specifies safety requirements and their verification for design and construction of transportable, i.e. self-propelled, mounted, semi-mounted and trailed, wood chippers used in forestry, agriculture, horticulture and landscaping.This document applies to chippers, used when stationary, which are manually loaded with wood through a horizontal or near horizontal infeed chute and where the infeed action is performed by the chipping components acting as infeed components and by separate integrated infeed components such as rollers or chain conveyors integral to the infeed chute.The included wood chippers may be designed either for continuous working (loading, feeding and chipping) or for batch-wise operation of loading.The included wood chippers may be powered either by an external power take-off, hydraulics etc. or by an integral power source such as an internal combustion engine.





Planned document number

DIN EN 13525

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 

draft standard

Forestry machinery - Wood chippers - Safety; German and English version prEN 13525:2016
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previous edition(s)

Forestry machinery - Wood chippers - Safety; German version EN 13525:2005+A2:2009

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Mr. Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. (FH)

Dietmar Schwark

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