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This document applies to the following groups of machines, auxiliary equipment and their combinations: - palletizers; - depalletizers; - auxiliary equipment incorporated in or linked to the operations of palletizers and depalletizers; - conveying system which are part of palletizers or depalletizers. The individual machines are described in 3.2. Auxiliary equipment is described in 3.3. For all packaging machines within the scope of this document, EN 415-10 also applies. EN 415-4 describes the additional or specific hazards for palletizers and depalletizers. The requirements of this document will take precedence over the requirements set out in EN 415-10. This document deals with safety requirements for machine design, transport, installation, commissioning, operation, adjustment, maintenance and cleaning of palletizers, depalletizers, auxiliary equipment and conveying systems which are part of palletizer or depalletizer. The extent to which hazards, hazardous situations and events are covered are indicated in Clause 4. Exclusions: This document is not applicable to the following machines: - machines where the layer is built manually on the pallet or pallet load without layer forming and layer transfer; - machines that were manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN; - conveyors that connect palletizers and depalletizers with machines that are not in the scope of this document. Conveyors in the scope of this document also fall in the scope of EN 619. This document describes the additional or specific hazards for conveyors fitted into palletizers and depalletizers and so the requirements of this document take precedence over the requirements of EN 619. This document does not consider the following hazards: - the use of palletizers and depalletizers in potentially explosive atmospheres; - the health, safety or hygiene hazards associated with the products that are contained in the unit load handled by palletizers and depalletizers except with regard to possible malfunction of a machine causing spillage of hazardous substances.