✔ Fuel is very flammable and can explode easily. To
avoid serious injury or death, keep fuel away from open
flame or extreme heat. Always keep fire extinguisher
within easy reach when working with fuel. Do not work
on fuel system when engine is hot. Fuel can be ignited
by hot engine. When working with fuel, post signs that
read "no smoking within 50 feet of vehicle."
✔ Do not operate vehicle with any class of fuel leak. Fuel
may ignite causing serious bodily injury.
✔ During refuel/defueling operations, all personnel must
dismount from the vehicle and the portable fire extin-
guishers must be readily accessible and manned at all
times. Failure to comply may result in injury or death to
✔ Shut off personnel heater if; fuel leakage is observed,
heater will not start in specified time following proper
procedures (heater lamp does not come on), blower
does not operate or heater goes out (heater lamp goes
out). Failure to comply may result in personnel injury or
death and/or equipment damage due to potential for a
crew compartment fire.
FIRE EXTINGUISHER/CO2 HAZARDS
✔ CO2 fire extinguisher can cause
suffocation and severe burns. Exit vehicle
extinguisher. Handle fire extinguisher
carefully. Do not bang or drop the cylinder.
Failure to comply may result in injury or