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EVS-EN 16831:2016

Tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry - Safety - Format for reporting accidents

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Valid from 05.09.2016
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EN 16831:2016
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Date
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05.09.2016
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This European Standard establishes a uniform format for reporting accidents where the following equipment are involved:
—  agricultural and forestry tractors (NACE code 09.02.03.01);
—  equipment fitted on tractors (e.g. a front – end loader) (NACE code 09.02.99.00);
—  equipment mounted on the tractor (front and/or rear) (NACE code 09.02.99.00);
—  equipment towed by tractors (trailers and machinery) (NACE code 09.02.04.99);
—  self-propelled machinery (NACE code 09.02.03.02);
—  telescopic loaders (NACE code 09.02.03.02);
—  lawn and gardening equipment (NACE code 09.02.99.00);
—  powered hand-held machinery used in agriculture (NACE code 09.02.99.00).
Accidents with this equipment on road use are also covered by this document.
Are excluded from the scope of this document:
—  the above-mentioned equipment when used in another environment than agriculture, forestry and landscape gardening (e.g. tractors used on construction sites);
—  material handling equipment other than telescopic loaders, skid steer loaders, wheel loaders and front-end loaders mounted on tractors.
All profiles of harmed persons should be in the scope. There should be no distinction/exemption between employers, employees, self-employed persons, bystanders or other persons involved in the accident.
Situations that are excluded from the scope of this document:
—  near-miss accidents and other incidents, not resulting in harm;
—  chronic diseases as a result of physical agents.
Fire hazards are only in the Scope for those fire accidents that have caused physical harm.

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