1.1 This European Standard applies to centrifuges aiming at separation of liquid/liquid/solid/solid or at least two of these substances. It gives requirements to minimise the risks caused by the hazards specified in 1.2. The Standard deals with the significant hazards associated with the operation of centrifuges. 1.2 The Standard gives requirements for minimising the risks caused by the following hazards: - mechanical hazards common to all types of centrifuges, except those specified in 1.3; - ergonomical hazards; - electrical hazards. The standard also covers requirements for noise measurements.