f. Exercise extreme caution during towing
operations of disabled vehicles. The towing shackles or
General safety considerations and precautions for lifting,
pintle hook are to be used for all towing operations.
moving, and securing the item are as follows:
g. Do not allow any part of a pushing vehicle to
make contact with the carrier tailgate. This could result
a. Do not leave vehicle unattached while engine is
in bending or damage to the tailgate causing it to leak in
any subsequent swimming operation.
h. Do not walk under the vehicle when it is being
b. Do not smoke or allow open flames in area
lifted by crane or other means.
while performing service to fuel system.
i. Insure that proper ventilation is provided when
c. Exercise extreme care when removing radiator
loading and unloading. Prolonged exposure to carbon
cap if temperature gauge reads above 180 degrees
monoxide fumes will produce adverse effects that may
d. Check vehicle to insure that all loose items are
3-2. Specific Safety Requirements
e. When backing the vehicle, insure that no
personnel or obstructions are behind it.
Pertinent safety requirements by individual mode can be
found, where applicable, in the appropriate chapters.