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J1307 - Excavator and Backhoe Hand Signals
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Excavator and Backhoe Hand Signals
This Recommended Practice applies to mobile excavators, as defined in SAE J/ISO 6165, Earthmoving MachineryÑBasic TypesÑVocabulary, and backhoes as defined in SAE J326, Nomenclature Hydraulic Backhoes. Purpose This document provides a set of uniform hand signals for use by a signalman to direct an operator in the movement of the load or the working equipment or travel of a mobile excavator or backhoe.