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is wondering if IOM farmers would be affected by the new European directive that could limit the time farmers spend on their tractors to less than one hour a day? Apparently:- Health and safety measures for whole-body vibration (WBV) limits were introduced in 2005 to protect workers from risks to health from vibrations. However, these are only to become mandatory next year for farm machinery built before 2007 when an exemption expires in July. Are IOM farmers exempt if we are not in the EU? Looks like a potential huge cost to IOM farming if farmers to have to buy new and up to da