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Why is special attention paid to safety aspects in the agricultural mechanical sector?
Most of the accidents in agriculture are related to the use of machines. Therefore, it is essential for ENAMA to ensure correct accident prevention through training and information to the operators and with the adoption of safety actions on the machines.

How does ENAMA's activity on safety materializes in the handling of management issues and the correct use of mechanical vehicles?
With the production of specific document series (monographs, guidelines and technical data sheets) providing the entire mechanical / agricultural sector with information for the correct interpretation of legislative provisions, for a better use of agricultural machinery and comprehensive risk analysis. In addition, demonstration tests are carried out on the correct use of the machines and their devices and on the various related safety requirements, during Trade Fairs and Events promoted or supported by ENAMA.

In what language should be written instructions for use and the EC Declaration of Conformity? Does the EC Declaration of Conformity must be signed?
The Machinery Directive (Directive 98/37/EC), point 1.7.4, states that "the operating instructions shall be drawn up in one of the Community languages by the manufacturer or his authorized representative established within the Community. Each machine must be provided with a translation of the instructions in the language / languages of the country of use and with the original instructions.
The translation may be done by the manufacturer or his authorized representative established in the Community or by the person introducing the machine in the language zone concerned."
Therefore, machines sold and used in Italy must be accompanied by instructions in Italian;
the translation may be made by the manufacturer or his authorized representative or the person introducing the machine in Italy.
The same provisions for the translation of the instructions apply to the Declaration
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The EC Declaration of Conformity must be signed.

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