|Edition Number:||5||SCC Approved:||--|
|Edition Date:||2011-08-01||DOD Approved:||--|
|Price Code:||C||ANSI Approved:||2013-12-13|
1.1 These requirements cover cord-connected electrically operated lawn mowers rated 250 volts or less to be employed in accordance with the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70. These requirements also cover battery-operated lawn mowers.
1.2 These requirements do not cover equipment for use in hazardous locations as defined in the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA 70.
1.3 These requirements do not cover sulky-type lawn mowers, garden tractors or their attachments, flail mowers, sickle-bar mowers, robotic lawn mowers, or lawn mowers intended for commercial use.
1.4 In addition to the requirements in this standard, a lawn mower shall comply with the Safety Specification for Consumer Turf-Care Equipment – Walk-Behind Mowers and Ride-On Machines with Mowers, ANSI B71.1, and with the Safety Standard for Walk-Behind Power Lawn Mowers, 16 CFR 1205.
1.5 In the text, a requirement that applies only to a rotary or other type of lawn mower is identified by a specific reference in that requirement to the specific lawn mower involved. Absence of the specific reference, or use of the term lawn mower, indicates that the requirement applies to all of the lawn mowers covered in this standard.