h. When the vehicle is being operated in reverse
or within 20 feet of a building or other vehicles, a
General safety considerations and precautions for
ground guide must be used to direct the driver.
movement are as follows:
i Personnel must stay clear of the engine exhaust
a. Each vehicle must be checked to ensure that
area during and immediately after engine opera-
all loose items are appropriately secured, in ac-
tions. Contact with this area can cause severe burns.
cordance with applicable regulations.
j. The engine must not be operated in an enclosed
b. The vehicle must be driven by qualified per-
area without adequate ventilation to provide suf-
ficient air for engine combustion as well as dis-
c. Drivers must not leave their station while the
sipation of exhaust fumes.
engine is running.
d. When the vehicle is in motion, it must not be
mounted or dismounted.
e. Personnel must not ride "on" the vehicle.
3-2. Specific Safety Requirements
f. Personnel must not smoke while operating the
Pertinent safety requirements by individual mode
vehicle or within 50 feet of a refueling area.
can be found, where applicable, in the appropriate
g. The driver must bring the vehicle to a complete
stop before driving it into or out of a building.
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