MARINE TRANSPORT (RO/RO PROCEDURES) - CONTINUED
RO/RO REGULATIONS - CONTINUED
WARN I N G
All personnel working in machine operating areas during RO/RO operations must wear hearing protec-
tion. Failure to wear hearing protection may result in hearing loss.
All personnel working in machine operating areas must wear hearing protection.
CAU T I ON
Machines transported without proper safeguards may incur wind damage. Ensure all doors and com-
partments are securely latched and secured against flying open. Failure to do so may cause damage to
equipment during transit.
Exhaust port must be taped closed to prevent wind from entering exhaust system and causing turbo-
charger to spin, without the benefit of lubrication. Failure to cover exhaust pipe may damage turbo-
Remove toolbox and secure.
Remove exhaust pipe and cover port with duct tape.
Do not move machine about vessel without ground guide assistance.
Do not start machine until directed to do so. Before moving out, test brakes.
Operate machine with lights on.
Only one machine may transit a ramp at any time.
Do not leave machine engine running unattended.
Fuel tank on machine must be filled in accordance with Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) port
LOADING MACHINE ON SHIP
WARN I N G
Stand clear of frame articulation area when machine is operating. There is no clearance for personnel in
this area when machine turns. Crushing could occur, resulting in injury or death to personnel.
Raise loader arm as required so that loader arm and work tool will clear ship ramps (WP 0004 00).
WAR N I N G
Always use a ground guide when operating machine up or down ramps. Failure to use a ground guide
may cause injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
When operating machine up or down ramps, drive with extreme caution and in 1st gear ONLY. Failure
to follow this warning may cause injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
With ground guide assistance, negotiate ramps in 1st gear ONLY.
After loading, park machine where directed to do so.