Tractor rollover protection structures (ROPS) - Requirements

How to reduce or eliminate the risk of serious injury or death caused by tractor rollover through the correct selection and management of tractor rollover protection structures.

Last updated

Jun 2017

Reading level

difficult

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PDF, 195.09 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

Tractor roll-overs are one of the most common causes of injury and death on farms. If you operate a tractor, a roll-over protection system (ROPS) can save your life. Whether you employ people to operate tractors at your workplace or you’re self-employed, you have legal responsibilities to keep people safe from tractor roll-overs. This document tells you:

  • what factors increase the risk of serious injury or death for tractor operators
  • how to manage ROPS on your tractors
  • how to prevent tractor roll-overs
  • your responsibilities