Do not wear loose clothing or jewelry that can catch on
controls or other parts of the machine.
Make certain all protective guards and covers are
secured in place on the machine.
Keep the machine, especially the deck, walkways and
steps, free of foreign material, such as debris, oil, tools
and other items which are not part of the machine.
Secure all loose items such as lunch boxes, tools and
other items which are not part of the machine.
Know the hand signals and who gives them. Accept
signals from one person only.
Never put maintenance fluids into glass containers.
Report all needed repairs.
Do not allow unauthorized personnel on the machine.
Pressure air can cause personal injury.
When using pressure air for cleaning, wear a protective
face shield and protective clothing.
Crushing or Cutting Prevention
Never attempt adjustments while the machine is moving
or the engine is running.
Support equipment and implements properly when
working beneath them. Do not depend on hydraulic
cylinders to hold it up. Any implement can fall if a control
is moved, or a hydraulic line breaks.
Where there are implement linkages, the clearance in
the linkage area will increase or decrease with
movement of the implement.
Stay clear of all rotating and moving parts.
Keep objects away from moving fan blades. They will
throw or cut any object or tool that falls or is pushed into
Do not use a kinked or frayed wire rope cable. Wear
gloves when handling the wire rope cable.
Retainer pins, when struck with force, can fly out and
injure nearby persons.
Wear protective glasses when striking a retainer pin to
avoid injury to your eyes.
Chips or other debris can fly off objects when struck.
Make sure no one can be injured by flying debris before
striking any object.
At operating temperature, the engine coolant is hot and
under pressure. The radiator and all lines to heaters or
the engine contain hot water or steam. Any contact can
cause severe burns.
Check the coolant level only after the engine has been
stopped and the filler cap is cool enough to remove with
your bare hand.
Remove the cooling system filler cap slowly to relieve