EXHAUST GASES CAN KILL
Brain damage or death can result from heavy exposure.
Precautions must be followed to ensure crew safety
when personnel heater, main or auxiliary engine of any
vehicle is operated for any purpose.
n Do not operate vehicle engine in enclosed areas.
n Do not idle vehicle engine with vehicle windows
n Be alert at all times for exhaust odors.
n Be alert for exhaust poisoning symptoms:
Loss of Muscular Control
If you see another person with exhaust poisoning symp-
toms, proceed with the following:
Remove person from area
Expose to open air
Keep person warm
Do not permit physical exercise
Administer artificial respiration, if necessary
Seek immediate medical attention
Be aware; the field protective mask for NBC protection will
not protect you from carbon monoxide poisoning.
Do not operate personnel heater with vehicle breather vent
closed. Carbon monoxide poisoning can occur. Failure to
comply may result in injury or death to personnel.