Electrical Equipment of Machines

In view of the type and design of electrical equipment of machines, the following potential hazards must be eliminated or appropriate protective measures taken:
  1. Breakdowns or defects in the electrical equipment (electric shocks);
  2. Failures or defects in control circuits;
  3. Disturbances or interruptions of the external power supply;
  4. Dangers arising from stored energy;

The ÖVE EN 60204-1 defines the general requirements for the electrical equipment of machines. See also: Protection of Electrical Equipment (general), Electrical Plant and Operating Equipment as well as Machine Control Systems.