Information for the nominated person in control of the electrical
This electric machine has been designed and built in accordance with the specifications
contained in Directive 2006/95/EC up to April 19, 2016 - and from April 20, 2016 according to
Directive 2014/35/EU ("Low-Voltage Directive") and is intended for use in industrial plants.
Please observe the country-specific regulations when using the electric machine outside the
European Community. Follow the local and industry-specific safety and setup regulations.
The persons responsible for the plant must ensure the following:
● Planning and configuration work and all work carried out on and with the machine is only
● The operating instructions must always be available for all work.
● The technical data as well as the specifications relating to the permissible installation,
● The specific setup and safety regulations as well as regulations on the use of personal
You will find safety instructions in the individual sections of this document. Follow the safety
instructions for your own safety, to protect other people and to avoid damage to property.
Observe the following safety instructions for all activities on and with the machine.
The five safety rules
For your own personal safety and to prevent material damage when carrying out any work,
always observe the safety-relevant instructions and the following five safety rules according
to EN 50110‑1 "Working in a voltage-free state". Apply the five safety rules in the sequence
stated before starting work.
Five safety rules
1. Disconnect the system.
2. Secure against reconnection.
3. Verify absence of operating voltage.
SIMOTICS TN Series N-compact 1LA8
Operating Instructions 05/2016
to be done by qualified personnel.
connection, ambient and operating conditions are taken into account at all times.
protective equipment are observed.
Use the services and support provided by the appropriate Service Center (Page 137) for
planning, installation, commissioning, and servicing work.
Also disconnect the auxiliary circuits, for example, anti-condensation heating.