Safety Instructions


BECKHOFF Automation: Foreword

Safety Instructions

Safety Rules

The responsible staff must ensure that the application or use of the products described satisfy all the requirements for safety, including all the relevant laws, regulations, guidelines and standards.

State at Delivery

All the components are supplied in particular hardware and software configurations appropriate for the application. Modifications to hardware or software configurations other than those described in the documentation are not permitted, and nullify the liability of Beckhoff Automation GmbH.

Personnel Qualification

This description is only intended for the use of trained specialists in control and automation engineering who are familiar with the applicable national standards.

Description of safety symbols

The following safety symbols are used in this operating manual. They are intended to alert the reader to the associated safety instructions.

Danger This symbol is intended to highlight risks for the life or health of personnel.


Warning This symbol is intended to highlight risks for equipment, materials or the environment.


Note This symbol indicates information that contributes to better understanding.