Fire or Explosion
Diesel fuel and all lubricants are flammable. Do not weld on pipes or tubes that contain fuel or oil. Clean them thoroughly
with non-flammable solvent before welding on them.
Do not smoke when refueling.
Clean up oil spills, and steam clean the machine, to avoid fires.
The vapor (hydrogen gas) from a charging battery is explosive. Do not smoke when checking, or working
When jump starting a vehicle, use a special starter adapter. See the OPERATORS GUIDE for special precautions in
jump starting. A spark at a connection near the battery can cause an explosion.
Cooling system conditioners contain alkali. Do not drink them or get them in eyes.
Battery electrolyte is an acid and it will harm skin and eyes.
Keep all lubricants stored in properly marked containers. Store them away from children.
Never put maintenance fluid in glass bottles or glasses.
Wear a hard hat, protective shoes and protective glasses when performing lubrication and maintenance operations.
Use a maximum pressure of 30 psi (205 kPa) when cleaning with air. Never point an air nozzle toward anyone.
Know the rating on cable, chains and slings before using them.
Use a "DO NOT OPERATE" tag on the vehicle controls whenever you are working on a machine. Engine start up, or
control movement, could cause injury.
Use steps and grab irons when servicing the machine.
Store rags that have oil, or other flammable material on them, in a safety type container, away from open fires, welding or
flame cutting areas.
Operate the engine only in a well ventilated area.