ASABE adopts, with deviations, international standard on pick-up balers.March 19, 2012 -
ASABE document, ANSI/ASABE AD4254-11:2010, Agricultural machinery-Safety-Part 11: Pick-up balers, was adopted to clarify the North American position related to baler guarding and pick-ups. It further harmonizes national and international standardization to facilitate manufacturing, safety advancements, and product marketing worldwide, while recognizing areas North American practices differ from those described in ISO 4254-11:2010, Agricultural machinery-Safety-Part 11: Pick-up balers.
ASABE Adopts International Standard on Pick-Up Balers
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American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
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Press release date: March 6, 2012
ST JOSEPH, MICHIGAN- The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has adopted with deviations international standard ISO 4254-11:2010, Agricultural machinery-Safety-Part 11: Pick-up balers.
The ASABE document, ANSI/ASABE AD4254-11:2010, Agricultural machinery - Safety - Part 11: Pick-up balers, was adopted to clarify the North American position related to baler guarding and pick-ups.
The adoption further harmonizes national and international standardization, a goal that facilitates manufacturing, safety advancements and product marketing worldwide, while the deviation recognizes those areas in which North American practices differ from those described in the ISO document.
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