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.