Allow ample time for hydraulic oil to warm up.
In freezing weather, park the crane in an area where it cannot become frozen to the ground.
The drive line can be damaged when attempting to free a frozen crane.
In freezing weather, frequently check all air tanks for water.
Always handle propane tanks according to the supplier's instructions.
Never store flammable materials on the crane.
If cold weather starting aids are provided on your crane, use them. The use of aerosol
spray or other types of starting fluids containing ether/volatiles can cause explosions or fire.
SUPPLEMENTAL WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS.
Allow engine to cool before performing maintenance on the muffler, exhaust pipe,
exhaust manifold, or turbocharger. If necessary, use insulated pads and gloves.
Do not touch hot exhaust system with bare hands; injury to personnel will result.
EXHAUST GASES CAN KILL
Brain damage or death can result from heavy exposure. Precautions must be
followed to ensure crew safety when personnel heater, main, or auxiliary engine of
any vehicle is operated for any purpose.
Do not operate vehicle engine in enclosed areas. If vehicle must be
operated in an enclosed area (e.g., maintenance troubleshooting or inside
lifting requirements) ensure exhaust is ducted to the outside. Also install a
1/4" NPT plug in the muffler moisture ejection port to prevent normal exhaust
expulsion from the port. MAKE SURE plug is removed when inside
operation is completed.
Do not idle vehicle engine with vehicle windows closed.
Be alert at all times for exhaust odors.
Be alert for exhaust poisoning symptoms. They are:
Loss of muscular control
If you see another person with exhaust poisoning symptoms: