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BS 5401:1990 Guide to information content and presentation of operators' manuals provided for tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry

BS 5401:1990

Guide to information content and presentation of operators' manuals provided for tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry

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Standard number:BS 5401:1990
Pages:20
Released:1990-09-30
ISBN:0 580 18287 8
Status:Standard
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BS 5401:1990


This standard BS 5401:1990 Guide to information content and presentation of operators' manuals provided for tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry is classified in these ICS categories:
  • 01.110 Technical product documentation
  • 65.060.01 Agricultural machines and equipment in general

This British Standard specifies information to assist manufacturers of tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry in the production of operators’ manuals which will stress safety and ensure reasonable uniformity of format and content.

Section 1 gives guidance for the content of operators’ manuals which are intended for the individuals responsible for the transporting, unloading, setting-up, installing, commissioning, operating, maintaining, storing, dismantling and disposing of agricultural machinery.

Section 2 gives guidance to assist tractor, agricultural and forestry machinery manufacturers in the presentation of operators’ manuals.

Advertising and pre-purchase publications are outside the scope of this standard, However, this should not impede the development of other methods of presenting technical and safety information.

NOTE The titles of the publications referred to in this standard are listed on the inside back cover.


Updates the specification for content of manuals and gives advice on presentation.