This European Standard specifies safety requirements and test methods for treadmills in addition to the general safety requirements and test methods of EN 957-1. It is intended that EN 957-6 is applied together with EN 957-1.
This part of EN 957 deals with significant hazards, hazardous situations and events relevant to stationary training equipment used as intended and under the conditions of misuse foreseeable by the manufacturer (see Clause 4).
EN 957-6 is applicable to power-driven as well as to non-power/manually driven training equipment type treadmills (hereafter referred to as treadmills) with the classes S, H and I and classes A, B and C regarding accuracy.
This document is not applicable to treadmills which are manufactured before the date of its publication as a European Standard.