It should be recognized that the application of the referenced standards listed herein may have divided responsibilities among the Owner, Management or Engineering Consultants, System Integrator, Manufacturer, Installer, Operator and User of the Conveyor or Conveyor System.
Some safety features are incorporated in the design of a conveyor, some will depend on the installation, some will depend on operation and some will be on the operator. Many safety features are a part of a building or structure and not an actual part of the conveyor or system itself. Yet other safety features are depending on rules and regulations set up by the operating company and/or local codes.
Thus, safety measures are the responsibility of all the parties involved in the contract. The portions of the standards relating to maintenance and operation are fully as important as those relating to design and installation.