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Improving Safety on Enclosed Mobile Tanks for Transporting and Spreading Agricultural Liquids and Slurry

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

ASAE  ASAE S317.1   January  2020

Keywords: Agricultural liquids, Enclosed mobile tank, Safety, Slurry, Spreading, Tanks, Transport

1 Purpose and Scope

1.1 This Standard has been developed to provide a guide for uniform practice and is intended to reduce the possibility of personal and public injury during normal servicing and operation of enclosed mobile tanks for transporting and spreading agricultural liquids and slurry.

1.2 This Standard applies to truck-mounted units, self-propelled units, towed units with integral axle, and towed units with single or multiple axle carriage.

NOTE: Sprayer type equipment covered by ANSI/ASABE AD4254-6:2009, Agricultural machinery — Safety — Part 6: Sprayers and liquid fertilizer distributors, are not included in the scope of this standard.

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