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Acta Mechanica Slovaca. Volume 17, Issue 2, Pages 78 – 83, ISSN 1335-2393


  Safety of Machinery – the Need for Risk Assessment and the Reasons why


[1] The DIRECTIVE 2006/42/EC OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 17 May 2006 on machinery

[2] Siegfried RADANDT1, 2, Jianye SHI21Inherent Safety - A Concept for a Safe Process with a low Level of Danger even if Things Go wrong; Publication at Northeastern University Shenyang, China
[3] ISO/EN 12100 Safety of machinery — Basic concepts, general principles for design
[4] ISO/EN 14121 Safety of machinery — risk assessment
[5] S. Radandt; System Safety: A Science and Technology Primer; Presentation at NEU Shenyang, China
[6] Siegfried Radandt; Risiken in der Industrie, Sicherheit, Vorsorge, Meidung in der Technik, , Publication in FSA Proceedings
[7] Bischoff;Risks in Modern Society, ISSA-Section Machine and System Safety, Mannheim, Germany, published by Springer Science + Business Media B.V. 2008
[8] Safety of Machinery; a Guide to European Legislation and Standards for Manufacturers, Dealers, Users and Others; by Beuth Verlag GmbH, 10772 Berlin, Germany
[9] Siegfried Radandt; System Safety; Principles for MACHINERY-and SYSTEM SAFETY , Presentation at NEU Shenyang,China
[10] ISO 11161 Safety of machinery — Integrated manufacturing systems
[11] Bardach E (1996) ;Thinking for Deliberative Risk Communication.Risk Analysis 21(6), 1065–1076.
[12] Behn RD, Vaupel JV (1982) Quick Analysis for Busy Decision Makers. Basic,New York.
[13] De-Marchi B, Ravetz JR (1999) Risk Management and Governance: A Post-Normal Science Approach. Futures 31,743–757.
[14] Cross FB (1996) Paradoxical Perils of the Precautionary Principle. Washington and Lee Law Review 53, 851–925.
[15] Assessment and Management of Chemical Risks. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, pp. 97–112.
[16] Morgan G, Henrion M (1992) Uncertainty: A Guide to Dealing with Uncertainty in Quantitative Risk and Policy Analysis. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

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