BS ISO 4254-9:2008 - Agricultural machinery. Safety. Seed drills – BSI British Standards

BS ISO 4254-9:2008

Agricultural machinery. Safety. Seed drills

Status : Superseded, Withdrawn   Published : February 2009 Replaced By : BS EN ISO 4254-9:2018

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BS ISO 4254-9:2008 Agricultural machinery. Safety. Seed drills

BS ISO 4254-9, used together with BS ISO 4254-1, specifies the safety requirements, and their verification for design and construction, of mounted, semi-mounted, trailed or self-propelled seed drills. It covers the seeding function of combined seed and fertilizer drills, used in agriculture and horticulture.

BS ISO 4254-9 also specifies the type of information on safe working practices (including residual risks) to be provided by the manufacturer.

BS ISO 4254-9 deals with all the significant hazards relevant to seed drills, used as intended and under the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, excepting the hazards arising from:

• External influences on electrical equipment
• Failure of energy supply
• Failure, malfunction of control system
• Break-up of parts rotating at high speed
• Equipment for loading seeds (and fertilizer).

BS ISO 4254-9 does not apply to:

• Seed drills with integrated and inseparable powered soil-working tools
• Environmental hazards or electromagnetic compatibility;
• Hazards related to maintenance or repairs carried out by professional service personnel.
• Seed drills which are manufactured before the date of its publication.

Contents of BS ISO 4254-9:

• Foreword
• Introduction
• Scope
• Normative references
• Terms and definitions
• Safety requirements and/or protective measures
• General
• Controls
• Swivelling and folding components
• Hoppers
• Loading
• Single seed drills
• Blower
• Flow rate calibration system
• Hitching and clearance zone
• Noise
• Verification of safety requirements or protective measures
• Information for use
• Operator’s manual
• Safety and instructional signs
• List of significant hazards
• Examples of seed drills
• Stability of the tractor-seed drill combination
• Bibliography

Standard NumberBS ISO 4254-9:2008
TitleAgricultural machinery. Safety. Seed drills
StatusSuperseded, Withdrawn
Publication Date28 February 2009
Withdrawn Date08 November 2018
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 12100-1:2003, ISO 4254-1:2008, ISO 13852:1996, ISO/TR 11688-1:1995
Informative References(Provided for Information)ISO 12100-2, ISO/TR 11688-2
Replaced ByBS EN ISO 4254-9:2018
International RelationshipsISO 4254-9:2008
Draft Superseded By06/30154874 DC
DescriptorsNoise control (acoustic), Verification, Hazards, Occupational safety, Sowing machines, Safety measures, Hoppers, Agricultural equipment, Instructions for use, Equipment safety, Control devices, Fertilizer distributors, Seed drills
Title in FrenchMatériel agricole. Sécurité. Semoirs
Title in GermanLandmaschinen. Sicherheit. Sämaschinen
ISBN978 0 580 57557 0
File Size454 KB

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