This document applies for: - filling machines with cylinder and piston, - filling machines with feed intake hopper, feeder and loading device, - auxiliary machines for filling machines. This document does not apply to filling machines with cylinder and manual operation. This document deals with all significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to machines, appliances and machinery, when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer and also the reasonable foreseeable misuse (see Clause 4). These significant hazards, hazardous situations and events exist during the whole life of filling machines. This document is not applicable to filling machines and auxiliary machines which are manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN. Filling machines described in this document are no forming, filling and sealing machines as described in EN 415-3. Clipping machines are not covered by this document.