BS EN 16831:2016
This standard BS EN 16831:2016 Tractors and machinery for agriculture and forestry. Safety. Format for reporting accidents is classified in these ICS categories:
- 35.240.68 IT applications in agriculture
- 65.060.01 Agricultural machines and equipment in general
- 13.200 Accident and disaster control
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.