This document specifies general principles for software development and signal transmission requirements of safety-related parts of machine-control systems (MCS) in earth-moving machinery (EMM) and its equipment, as defined in ISO 6165. In addition, this document addresses the significant hazards as defined in ISO 12100 related to the software embedded within the machine control system. The significant hazards being addressed are the incorrect machine control system output responses from machine control system inputs.
Cyber security is out of the scope of this document.
NOTE For guidance on cybersecurity, see an appropriate security standard.
This document is not applicable to EMM manufactured before the date of its publication.