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Document ID (ISN)50914
CIS number 88-1780
Year 1979
Convention or series no. SFS 4339
Title Regulations for excavators and diggers [Finland]
Bibliographic information National Board of Labour Protection, Box 536, 33101 Tampere, Finland, May 1980. 20p. Illus.
Abstract An unofficial translation of the mandatory safety requirement standard SFS 4339 for excavators and backhoe loaders. It contains detailed requirements for cabs (dimensions, design seat), controls (location, order, mode of operation), brakes, stability, maximum permissible load, labelling, manuals and specific requirements for attachments.
Descriptors (primary) Finland; earthmoving equipment; construction industry
Descriptors (secondary) noise; excavators; control elements; standard; safe working loads; safety frames and cabs; directive; manuals
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering