NFPA 79 – Electrical Standard for Industrial Machinery

This is the U.S. design standard for the electrical safety of industrial machinery. The purpose of the standard is to provide detailed information for the application of electrical/electronic equipment, apparatus, or systems supplied as part of industrial machines that will promote safety to life and property. The provision of this standard are intended for the designer.

This standard is part of the National Electric Code (NEC) and may refer often to the code.

This standard may be ordered from:
  • The standards originating organization NFPA (electrical), phone: 617-770-3000 or 800-344-3555, or website:www.nfpa.org.

     
  • Global Engineering Documents company at phone: 800-854-7179 or fax: 303-397-2740 or web site: www.global.ihs.com.

     
  • NSSN of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) at phone: 212-642-4980 or fax: 212-302-1286 or web site: www.nssn.org.
For additional information, please contact Paul Warndorf at (703) 827-5291 or pwarndorf@AMTonline.org


IEC 60204-1 Safety of Machinery – Electrical Equipment of Machines – Part 1: General Requirements

This is the European Union design standard for the electrical safety of industrial machinery. This is part one (1) of IEC 60204 and applies to the application of electrical, electronic and programmable electronic equipment and systems to machines not portable by hand while working, including a group of machines working together in a coordinated manner. The provision of this standard are intended for the designer.

This standard may be ordered from: