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Published on: 02/23/2021

Last Reply on: 02/24/2021

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Technology: Robotics

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What is the minimum height of the guarding around a robot cell

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Hi Joe, Height of guarding should typically also consider the distance from the hazard and whether a person could reach over the guarding. There are some nice guidance tables for this in the standards. I'd then add that B11.19 defines guarding under 55" in height as the whole body access as it would be possible to step /climb over this.

Rob Stark from Fortress Safety | 02/24/2021