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EN 709:1997 +A4:2009/AC:2012 Standard



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Machinery (MD) Directive (2006/42/EC)

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Thursday 2nd of April 2020


Agricultural and forestry machinery - Pedestrian controlled tractors with mounted rotary cultivators, motor hoes, motor hoes with drive wheel(s) - Safety


This European Standard specifies safety requirements and testing for design and construction of, pedestrian controlled tractors with mounted rotary cultivators with the cultivator rotating axis horizontal and perpendicular to the direction of motion of the machine, motor hoes and motor hoes with drive wheel(s), all as used in agriculture, forestry, landscaping and gardening (including amenity use). It describes methods for the elimination or reduction of risks arising from their use. In addition, it specifies the type of information to be provided by the manufacturer on safe working practices. This European Standard does not cover the requirements to fulfil national road traffic regulations such as lights, steering and braking. Environmental aspects have not been considered in this standard. This European Standard applies primarily to machines which are manufactured after the date of issue of the standard.


Friday 9th of March 2018


This standard is a correction for "EN 709:1997 +A4:2009"

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