01 April 2014

Practice Note: Operator Protective Structures

This Practice Note clarifies the processes involved in selecting, designing and verifying protective structures for self-propelled mobile mechanical plants. This includes excavators, loggers, tractors and certain crane-like machinery, and targets the construction, forestry and agriculture sectors. Heavy vehicle engineers in those industries will find guidance on assessing the need and type of frame, roof and side grill for each vehicle.

Operator Protective Structures (2014) (PDF 535KB)