CEN STANDARDS FOR TUNNELLING MACHINES AND AIR LOCKS

This article describes the procedures carried out to produce the CEN safety standards for tunnelling machines. The three different categories of standard are described briefly. The structure and content of the standards are described. The standards covered are as follows: a) PIEN 815 "Safety of unshielded tunnel boring machines and rodless shaft boring machines for rock"; b) CEN TC 151/WG4 N8 "Tunnelling machines, shield machines, horizontal thrust boring machines, tunnel lining erection equipment, safety equipment"; c) CEN TC 151/WG4 N7 "Road headers, continuous miners and impact rippers; safety requirements"; and d) CEN TC 151/WG4 N22 "Air locks, safety requirements". For the covering abstract see IRRD 866966.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 397-412

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00671156
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: TRL
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Jan 24 1995 12:00AM