This document specifies requirements related to permanent mounted equipment for rough-terrain variable-reach tractors (here-after referred to as “RTVR tractors”) and additional requirements for the combination.
This document does not apply to:
- machines designed primarily for earth moving, even if their buckets and blades are replaced with forks (see EN 474 series);
This document does not address hazards which may occur
a) when handling suspended loads which may swing freely;
b) when using RTVR tractors on public roads;
c) when operating in potentially explosive atmospheres;
d) when operating underground;
e) when towing trailers;
f) when fitted with a personnel work platform (additional requirements are given in EN 1459-3);
g) when using cruise-control.
This document does not provide a method of calculation for fatigue and strength of material.
This document is not applicable to RTVR tractors manufactured before the date of its publication.
90.92 Standard to be revised
Dec 19, 2022