Robot Safety Standard Documents

This is where you’ll find all of the current American National Standards for industrial robots. These standards provide robotic definitions, engineering guidelines, evaluation criteria, testing requirements, and safety requirements for industrial robots.

ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012

American National Standard for Industrial Robots and Robot Systems - Safety Requirements

The purpose of this standard is to provide guidelines for industrial robot manufacture, remanufacture and rebuild; robot system installation; and methods of safeguarding to enhance the safety of personnel associated with the use of industrial robots and robot systems.

RIA TR15.806-2018

Guide to Testing Pressure and Force in Collaborative Robot Applications

This report describes test methods and metrics for measuring the pressures and forces associated with quasi-static and transient contact events of collaborative applications. It provides guidance on determining conditions of the test measurements, measurement devices, and accurate testing methods.

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RIA TR15.606-2016

Collaborative Robots

TR 606 explains safety requirements specific to collaborative robots and robot systems and is supplemental to the guidance in ANSI/RIA R15.06. The TR 606 document is a U.S. National Adoption of ISO/TS 15066; it was published in 2016.

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Collaborative Robot Safety Bundle

The Collaborative Robot Safety Bundle addresses the latest safety guidance for collaborative robots. The bundle includes the RIA TR R15.606 – 2016 – Collaborative Robots and RIA TR R15.806 – 2018- Testing Methods for Power & Force Limited Collaborative Applications. These reports will highlight risk assessment, system design, force and pressure measurement and more.

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Super Safety Bundle

The Super Safety Bundle includes everything you need for full implementation of the safety guidelines contained in the ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012: Industrial Robot Safety Standard. Includes the Standard itself, plus all four currently active Technical Reports (TRs 306, 406, 506, 606, and 806). Format: PDF.

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Technical Specification ISO/TS 15066:2016

Robots and Robotic Devices - Collaborative Robots

ISO/TS 15066 provides safety requirements for collaborative industrial robot systems. Effective use of TS 15066 assumes that the robot system under consideration is in compliance with Part 1 and Part 2 of ISO 10218:2011. (Note: Systems compliant with ANSI/RIA R15.06:2012 are also compliant with ISO 10218:2011.)

RIA TR R15.306-2016

Task-based Risk Assessment Methodology

TR 306 describes one method of risk assessment that complies with the requirements of the 2012 R15.06 Standard.

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RIA TR R15.506-2014

Applicability of ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012 for Existing Industrial Robot Applications

TR 506 explains how to apply the ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012: Industrial Robot Safety Standard to existing robot systems.

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Industrial Robot Safety TR Power Pack

Purchase all five active ANSI-Registered Technical Reports (TRs) that supplement the ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012: Industrial Robot Safety Standard. Includes TRs 306, 406, 506, 606 and 806.

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