AEM Petitions CalOSHA on Regulations Limiting Highly Automated Ag Equipment Use
AEM has petitioned CalOSHA and communicated its desire to see changes made to California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Section 3441(b).
Title 8, Section 3441(b), directed toward all “self-propelled equipment,” mandates that an operator remains at an operator station when the equipment is in motion. (The operator station can be located outside of the normal operator station.) This regulation, as drafted, would negate many of the benefits of highly automated agricultural equipment and autonomous agricultural equipment. Read more »