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Safety for Tractor-Mounted, Boom-Type Post Hole Diggers

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

ASAE  ANSI/ASABE S619.1   August  2019

Keywords: Auger, Guarding, Post hole digger, Safety, Tractor

2 Scope

2.1 This Standard applies to boom-type post hole diggers designed and intended for digging vertical, cylindrical holes.

2.2 This Standard applies to boom-type post hole diggers designed for attachment to the three-point hitch of agricultural tractors as specified in ANSI/ASAE S390, equipped with Category I or Category II three-point linkage as specified in ANSI/ASABE AD730:2009, and powered by a 540-rpm power take-off or by the agricultural tractor‘s hydraulic power.

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