COMPRESSED CYLINDERS (GAS) HAZARDS (CONT.)
4 Acetylene gas is stored under extremely high pressure. Ensure
protective cap is in place when cylinder is not in use. If head of
cylinder is broken off, personnel may be injured or killed.
4 Ensure acetylene bottle valve is turned off before removing regula-
tor valve. Acetylene is under high pressure and could cause
serious injury or death to
GRENADE LAUNCHER HAZARDS
4 Do not fire grenades when
personnel are outside the
vehicle. Grenades contain
red phosphorous which is
a fire hazard and dangerous to all personnel outside the vehicle.
Fire grenades only when all hatches are closed. Failure to comply
may result in injury to personnel.
4 Ensure that arming switch is off (lamp not lit) before loading
grenades into a discharger. Failure to comply may result in firing
grenades accidentally causing injury or death to personnel.
4 Never place body in front of discharger when loading grenades or
when dischargers are unloaded/loaded. Failure to comply may
result in injury or death to personnel due to accidental discharge.
4 Follow standard weapon loading procedures when handling and
loading grenades. Failure to comply may result in injury or death to
personnel due to accidental discharge.