ASABE Revises Standard, Members Offered Safety Info

The American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) has revised its standard for operating mobile liquid and slurry tanks.

The standard, ASAE S317.1 JAN2020, Improving Safety on Enclosed Mobile Tanks for Transporting and Spreading Agricultural Liquids and Slurry, provides a guide intended to reduce the possibility of injury during servicing and operation of enclosed mobile tanks for transporting and spreading ag liquids and slurry. The revision updated key reference documents and made clarifications.

ASABE members with standards access and those with site-license privileges can find the text at Others can obtain a copy for a fee directly from the library or by contacting ASABE at

Members of this Association who are not also members of ASABE can receive at no cost the compilation of industry standards produced by ASABE—a $650 value.

The resource contains 275 current standards, engineering practices, and data. Contact Rachel Boehm at, or (314) 878-2304 to receive this member benefit.