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Safety Practices for Agricultural Front-End Loaders

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

ASAE  ANSI/ASAE S355.5   September  2015

Keywords: Front-end loader, Loaders, Safety, Safety signs, Tractors

1 Purpose and Scope

1.1 This Standard provides a uniform method of warning owners, bystanders, and operators of the potential hazards encountered in the operation and servicing of agricultural tractors equipped with agricultural front-end loaders.

1.2 This Standard emphasizes that hazard control and accident prevention are dependent upon the awareness, concern and prudence of personnel involved in the operation, transport, and maintenance of equipment. Annex A includes safe practice messages to enhance safety in the operation and servicing of such equipment.

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