Asabe Adopts 5 ISO Documents on agricultural equipment safety.July 25, 2012 -
ASABE has nationally adopted 5 international standards - ASABE/ISO 3776-1:2006 MAY2012, ANSI/ASABE AD3776-3:2009 MAY2012, ASABE/ISO 4252:2007 MAY2012, ANSI/ASABE AD26322-1:2008 JUN2012, and ANSI/ASABE AD26322-2:2010 JUN2012 - pertaining to agricultural equipment safety. This increases visibility and use of standards; benefits international trade while further harmonizing national and international standards; and facilitates manufacturing, safety advancements, and product marketing.
Asabe Adopts Five ISO Documents on Agricultural Equipment Safety
American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
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Saint Joseph, MI, 49085
Press release date: July 17, 2012
ST JOSEPH, MICHIGAN- The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has nationally adopted five international standards on agricultural equipment safety.
The documents are: ∑ ASABE/ISO 3776-1:2006 MAY2012, Tractors and machinery for agriculture-Seat belts-Part 1: Anchorage location requirements. ∑ ANSI/ASABE AD3776-3:2009 MAY2012, Tractors and machinery for agriculture-Seat belts-Part 3: Requirements for assemblies. ∑ ASABE/ISO 4252:2007 MAY2012, Agricultural tractors-Operator's workplace, access and exit-Dimensions. ∑ ANSI/ASABE AD26322-1:2008 JUN2012, Tractors for agriculture and forestry-Safety-Part 1: Standard tractors. ∑ ANSI/ASABE AD26322-2:2010 JUN2012, Tractors for agriculture and forestry-Safety-Part 2: Narrow-track and small tractors.
The adoptions increase the visibility and use of the standards and benefit international trade. They also further harmonize national and international standards, a goal that facilitates manufacturing, safety advancements and product marketing worldwide.
ASABE has been actively involved in the adoption of ISO standards, both identically and with deviations. To date, more than nearly forty ISO standards have been adopted by the organization and are being used by agricultural equipment manufacturers throughout North America and beyond.
ASABE members with standards access and those with site-license privileges can access the full-text of the standard by electronic download in about a week. Location for the download is on the ASABE online Technical Library at: elibrary.asabe.org. Others can obtain a copy for a fee directly from the library or by contacting ASABE headquarters at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ASABE is recognized worldwide as a standards developing organization for food, agricultural, and biological systems, with more than 240 standards currently in publication. Conformance to ASABE standards is voluntary, except where required by state, provincial, or other governmental requirements, and the documents are developed by consensus in accordance with procedures approved by the American National Standards Institute. For information on this or any other ASABE standard, contact Scott Cedarquist at 269-932-7031, email@example.com. A current listing of all ASABE standards projects can be found on the ASABE web site at www.asabe.org/projects.
ASABE is an international scientific and educational organization dedicated to the advancement of engineering applicable to agricultural, food, and biological systems. Further information on the Society can be obtained by contacting ASABE at (269) 429-0300, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting www.asabe.org/.