SS-EN-14861 Forest machinery - Self propelled machinery - Safety requirements

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This document deals with all common significant hazards, hazardous situations and events of the following forestry machinery: fellers, bunchers, delimbers, forwarders, log loaders, skidders, processors and harvesters as defined in ISO 6814 and also multi-function versions of these machines, when they are used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, see Clause 4. The machines listed can be of the mobile, ride-on or self-propelled type or a combination of these types. The following significant hazards are excluded: - thrown objects, that may occur on a particular machine, - noise, - vibration. NOTE Noise clauses including a noise test code will be developed as an amendment to this document. The use of this document will therefore not alone be sufficient to cover all significant risks for a majority of machines covered by this document. The list of significant hazards dealt with in this document is given in normative Annex A. This Annex is the list of significant hazards that have been identified as common to the covered mobile, ride-on and self-propelled forestry machines. It is not applicable to environmental hazards. This document is not applicable to machines, which are manufactured before the date of publication of this document by CEN.

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SS-EN 14861:2004+A1:2009

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Nov. 2, 2009



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International Equivalent

EN 14861:2004+A1:2009(IDT)