OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
This machine has been designed to operate safely and efficiently within the limits specified in this TM. Opera-
tion beyond these limits is prohibited in accordance with AR 70-1 without written approval from: Commander,
U.S. Army Tank-automotive and Armaments Command, ATTN: AMSTA-DSA-CS, Warren, MI 48397-5000.
Hearing protection is required when operating machine or when within 23 feet of machine when it is operating.
Failure to wear hearing protection may result in hearing loss.
This work package contains instructions for safely operating the scraper under usual conditions.
WP 0006 00, Advanced Operation and Operator Tips
, contains additional information and helpful tips
scraper operation to maximize work efficiency and machine potential. WP 0006 00 includes:
machine services and adjustments;
construction of berms;
construction of water control ditches; and
WP 0007 00, Job Site Management
, contains additional information
site management. WP 0007 00 includes:
job site management;
initial site work - cutting high, filling low;
land planing operations;
compaction operations; and
sealing work site from rain.
Operation under unusual conditions is described in WP 0008 00.
MOUNTING AND DISMOUNTING MACHINE
Use caution and maintain three-point contact at all times when mounting and dismounting machine, to avoid
injury to personnel.
Mount and dismount machine only at locations with steps and/or grabhandles. Do NOT use steering wheel as a handhold.
Ensure steps and/or grabhandles are clean and secure before using them.
Face machine when mounting and dismounting.
Maintain minimum three-point contact at all times, i.e., two feet and one hand or two hands and one foot.
Never mount or dismount a moving machine.
Never jump from machine.
Do not mount or dismount machine while carrying tools or supplies. Use a hand line to pull equipment up onto machine.