Powered Consumer Ram-Type Log Splitters – Safety Specifications
|Publication Date:||8 August 2018|
The safety specifications given in this standard are for powered consumer
(a) hydraulic-ram log splitters
(b) mechanical-ram log splitters
Power may be supplied by an internal-combustion engine or an electric motor.
These specifications are intended to provide safety requirements and to help ensure uniform operator environments. They are intended to apply to products specifically intended as consumer products for the personal use of a consumer around the home. This standard applies to all aftermarket parts, attachments, and accessories. Any manufacturer of aftermarket parts, attachments and accessories is responsible for ensuring compliance to this standard. Safety specifications in this standard apply only to a configuration of attachments/implemen
These specifications are not intended to apply to commercial products customarily used by hired operators or to products designed primarily for agricultural purposes such as those defined in SAE J1116 or threepoint hitch mounted machines.
The effective implementation date of this standard shall be two (2) years after the publication date and shall apply to all products built after that date. Manufacturers may also comply with the requirements of this standard anytime after the publication date.