ISO 3600:2015 pdf download

ISO 3600:2015 pdf download

ISO 3600:2015 pdf download.Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment — Operator’s manuals — Content and format
1 Scope
This International Standard specifies the content and gives guidance on the format of operator’s manuals for tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, and powered lawn and garden equipment. It is intended to assist manufacturers of the machinery in the drafting and presentation of these manuals.
Manuals intended for use by a service technician are not within the scope of this International Standard.
2 Normative references
The following documents, in whole or in part, are normatively referenced in this document and are indispensable for its application. For dated references, only the edition cited applies. For undated references, the latest edition of the referenced document (including any amendments) applies.
ISO 11684, Tractors, machinery for agriculture and forestry, powered lawn and garden equipment — Safety signs and hazard pictorials — General principles
3 Terms and definitions
For the purpose of this document, the following terms and definitions apply.
3.1 operator
person using the machine for the purpose intended by the manufacturer and complying with the information for operation, including safety practices, as specified by the manufacturer in the operator’s manual and by signs on the machine
3.2 normal operation and service
use of the machine for the purpose intended by the manufacturer by an operator
3.3 service technician
person specifically trained to service, maintain, diagnose problems, and repair the machine
4 Content of operator’s manuals
4.1 Basic information
4.1.1 General
The information specified in 4.1.2 through 4.1.9 shall be included as appropriate and applicable to the machine. It is recommended that the information be presented in the order shown in 4.1.2 through 4.1.9 but deviations may be made to suit particular machines or situations. The following information shall be shown on the front cover:
— name or type of publication;
— model number, model name, or type designation of machine. The following information shall be provided:
— manufacturer or distributor of machine, including contact information;
— part number or publication number by which the manual can be ordered;
— printing or publication date, or revision level or a publication code, that can be used to identify the publication date or revision level.
4.1.3 Contents Table of contents shall list, as a minimum, the main sections of the manual with the page number of the first page of each section. Contents list of each main section, if applicable, shall be included in the table of contents or at the beginning of the section to which the contents list applies, or both.
The following information shall be included:
— model designations of the machines to which the manual applies;
— serial numbers, serial number range, or beginning serial number of the range to which the manual applies, as appropriate;
— description, either by words or pictorially, or both, of the location of serial numbers of the machine and of serialized components;
— spaces to record serial numbers pertaining to the particular machine the manual accompanies.