It’s essential to understand safety issues when working with tractors. Remember, tractor safety is your responsibility.
The following resources may be useful:
Tractor Safety Precautions – WorkCover – QLD – This concise publication from WorkCover QLD covers general safety precautions when using a tractor.
Safe Tractor Operation & Maintenance – This two day ProFarm course from the NSW Department of Primary Industries covers vital aspects of tractor safety and maintenance.
> Tyres – Safety, Traction & Stability – A great article written by Mark Crakanthorp
With every tractor sold, SOTA Tractors provides:
- A state-of-the-art, Hercules certified ROPS
- A seat belt
- All FELS tested and certified with a safe working load (SWL)
- A comprehensive, 14 page safety manual
NOTE: Some used tractors currently being sold in Australia are fitted with roll bars that do not comply with an approved Standard. Please note that compliant ROPS must be labeled with the actual test no. and specific details of the test to be compliant with Australian law. Roll bars that are not tested may lead to serious injury or death. Never operate a tractor without a ROPS and do not buy a tractor that has a non-compliant roll bar fitted. For more information, please read the WORKSAFE Tractor Roll-Over Protection Structures Requirements PDF
About Hercules ROPS
Hercules supplies high quality Rollover Protection Structures (ROPS) worldwide, including ROPS for many makes and models of tractors. All products are fully tested and certified to comply with ISO 5700 and AS 1636. Click here to view ROPS for sale at SOTA Tractors