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DIN EN 786

2012 Edition, January 1, 2012

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Garden equipment - Electrically powered walk-behind and hand-held lawn trimmers and lawn edge trimmers - Mechanical safety (includes Amendment A2:2009)

Includes all amendments and changes through Amendment 2, January 2012

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  • Revision: 2012 Edition, January 1, 2012
  • Published Date: January 2012
  • Status: Active, Most Current
  • Document Language: English
  • Published By: Deutsches Institut fur Normung E.V. (DIN)
  • Page Count: 37
  • ANSI Approved: No
  • DoD Adopted: No

Description / Abstract:

This European Standard specifies mechanical safety requirements and testing for the design and construction of electrically powered walk-behind and hand-held lawn trimmers and lawn edge trimmers, with cutting element(s) of non-metallic filament line or freely pivoting non-metallic cutter(s) with a kinetic energy of not more that 10 J each, and used by a standing operator primarily for cutting grass.

It describes methods for the elimination or reduction of hazards arising from their use. In addition, it specifies the type of information to be provided by the manufacturer on safe working practices.