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What is the minimum height of safety fences?

1400 mm, because then it is not possible to just jump across. 1000 mm is allowed, but only if there are additional safety measures (e. g. detection of person entering the hazard area by means of a light curtain or laser scanner), see EN ISO 13857.

 

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