ASABE modifies adoption of ISO Standard 2012 on tractor safety.

Press Release Summary:

Revising its adoption of ISO 26322-1:2008 Standard on tractor safety 2012, American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) upgrades ANSI/ASABE AD26322-1:2008 NOV2016 standards. Integrating both national and international standardization, this adoption helps in facilitating manufacturing and safety advancements and product marketing worldwide.

Original Press Release:

ASABE Revises Adoption Of ISO Standard On Tractor Safety

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has revised its adoption of ISO 26322-1:2008, a standard on agricultural tractor safety that was originally adopted in 2012.

The revised standard, ANSI/ASABE AD26322-1:2008 NOV2016, Tractors for agriculture and forestry - Safety - Part 1: Standard tractors, was revised to update format and normative references. A typo in the original document’s normative references was also corrected.

This adoption further harmonizes national and international standardization, a goal that facilitates manufacturing, safety advancements and product marketing worldwide.

ASABE members with standards access and those with site-license privileges can access the standard’s scope electronically on the ASABE online Technical Library at The standard can be purchased for a fee directly from the library or by contacting ASABE headquarters at

ASABE is recognized worldwide as a standards developing organization for food, agricultural, and biological systems, with more than 250 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, A current listing of all ASABE standards projects can be found on the ASABE web site at

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 or visiting


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