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Document ID (ISN)104575
CIS number 06-19
Year 2001
Convention or series no. HSE Booklet AS22 (rev)
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Prevention of tractors overturning
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Aug. 2001. 15p. Illus. 2 ref.
Abstract 46 persons were killed in tractor overturn accidents on farms in the United Kingdom between April 1986 and March 1995. This booklet on the prevention of tractors overturning sets out important points for using tractors safely. Topics covered: maintenance; safe working methods; training of drivers; basic precautions for safe tractor driving (driving and turning on slopes, towing equipment, braking system, parking, clutch use, using loaders and trailers); other safety precautions. Replaces CIS 98-300.
Descriptors (primary) protection against overturning; agricultural operations; tractors; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) handling and stacking; preventive maintenance; training material; information of personnel; safety guides; safe working methods
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Mechanical hazards, transport
Browse category(ies) Road transportation
Safety devices