- Farm Tractor Facilities: The Failure of Voluntary Safety Standards. Karilson, Trudy; Noren, Jay // American Journal of Public Health;Feb1979, Vol. 69 Issue 2, p147
Abstract: There are no governmental standards for operator protection which require compliance by farm tractor manufacturers. To see how the Wisconsin farming population fares under voluntary safety standards, death certificate data were used to determine rates of tractor-associated fatal...
- Deterioration of ageing tractor safety cabs. // RoSPA Occupational Safety & Health Journal;Sep2004, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p6
Reports on the need for greater care and preventive maintenance to prolong the life of tractor safety cabs, according to the British Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Legislation introduced requiring all tractors to be fitted with a rollover protective structure; Inspection of the tractors;...
- Agricultural Machine-Related Deaths. Etherton, John R.; Myers, John R.; Jensen, Roger C.; Russell, Julie C.; Braddee, Richard W. // American Journal of Public Health;Jun91, Vol. 81 Issue 6, p766
Analysis of 1980-1985 death certificate data for the United States indicated that an average of 369 occupational deaths per yeas involved agricultural machinery as the external cause of death. Out of all agricultural machine-related deaths, tractors accounted for 69 percent. Over half of these...
- Pierce handles apparatus rollovers with air. Page, Douglas // Fire Chief;Aug2003, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p24
Introduces a side-roll protection system to protect fire fighters from truck rollovers. Features of the system; Mechanism and design of the system; Hardware for the system.
- Interlocks will fail to safe condition. Schneider, Richard T. // Hydraulics & Pneumatics (1996);May97, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p12
Announces Sentrol Industrial's offerings of 301-BT and 391-BT of DPST interlock switches and the INT-01 safety monitor relay for machineries. Inhibition of the machine start-up in an event of an internal component failure by the safety relay; Specifications of the switches.
- Stopping machines for safety's sake. Detch, Bo; Teschler, Leland // Machine Design;06/19/97, Vol. 69 Issue 12, p69
Examines the various types of machine safeguarding systems used to insure high machine safety standards. Comparison of positive-guided relays and conventional relays; Information on positive-opening interlock switches; Effectiveness of safety-relay modules.
- Emergency stop buttons are part of any comprehensive machine-safety strategy. Carlson, Mike // Processing (08968659);Aug2012, Vol. 25 Issue 8, p18
The article discusses the necessity of emergency stop buttons in machinery. It states that industrial regulations require safety devices and risk-reduction methodologies in order to ensure proper precautions. It mentions that the "Emergency Stop" (E-Stop) or "Emergency Off" button is a basic...
- Haldex system aims to reduce rollovers. // Fleet Equipment;Jul2006, Vol. 32 Issue 7, p60
The article evaluates Haldex's TRS trailer rollover stability system which is designed to deliver superior 4S/2M ABS braking performance by adjusting for the trailer conditions during normal and ABS braking events.
- CURBING ROLLOVERS. Baxter, John // Commercial Carrier Journal;Sep2009, Vol. 166 Issue 9, p62
The article presents information on the roll stability control (RSC) and full electronic stability control (ESC) systems which stabilize vehicles during dangerous driving situations. RSC determines when a vehicle is approaching the rollover limit while ESC applies brakes selectively and has the...