ISO 11553-1:2008

Safety of machinery – Laser processing machines – Part 1: General safety requirements

This part of ISO 11553 describes hazards generated by laser processing machines, as defined in 3.2, and specifies the safety requirements relating to radiation hazards and hazards generated by materials and substances. It also specifies the information to be supplied by the manufacturers of such equipment. Requirements dealing with noise as a hazard from laser processing machines are not included in this part of ISO 11553. They will be included in a subsequent amendment. This part of ISO 11553 is not applicable to laser products, or equipment containing such products, which are manufactured solely and expressly for the following applications: – photolithography; – stereolithography; – holography; – medical applications (per IEC 60601- 2-22); – data storage.

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