SWINGING THE BOOM
Before initiating any swing operations,
make certain the area in the swing path
of the hook and/or load, as well as the
tail swing area, is clear of all objects and
When swinging the load from over-the-
front to over-the-side, check the load
chart to make certain the applicable
capacity is not exceeded. Traveling with
any load over-the-side is unsafe.
Always sound the horn to alert personnel
in the area before swinging the boom.
appears on the LED alert display during
swing, stop swing immediately and
elevate the boom to clear the engine
Ensure the swing lock is disengaged
and the swing brake control is in the
disengaged position before attempting
Never push or pull the swing control
lever through neutral to the opposite
direction to stop swing motion.
Automatic rear axle oscillation lockout
will activate when the boom swings
more than five (5) degrees right or left of
the crane centerline.
To swing boom, push the SWING control lever
forward, away from you for RIGHT (clockwise)
swing; and pull back, toward you for LEFT
(counterclockwise) swing. Always operate control
lever with a slow, even pressure.