Figure 1-20.Shackle use with two or more wire ropes.
Keep hands away from pinch points as the slack
is being taken up.
Wear gloves when handling wire rope.
Make sure that all personnel stand clear while
loads are being lifted and lowered or while the slings are
being drawn from beneath the load The hooks may
catch under the load and suddenly fly free.
Before making a lift, check to see that the sling is
properly attached to the load
Never, under any circumstances, ride on a load
that is being lifted.
Figure 1-21.Using tag lines to control load.
Figure 1-22.Before loads are unhooked, they must be
Never allow the load to be carried over the heads
of any personnel.
Never make temporary repairs to a sling.
Procedures for proper repairs to a damaged sling should
be established and followed
Remove or secure all loose pieces of material
from the load before it is moved.
Make sure that the load is free before lifting and
that all sling legs are taking the load.
Read OPNAVINST 4110.2 dated 20 June 1989,
subject: Hazardous Material Control and Management
(HMC&M). This instruction establishes uniform
policy, guidance, and requirements for the life-cycle
control and total quality leadership (TQL) of hazardous
material acquired and used by the Navy.
This instruction, unless otherwise specified applies
to all Navy organizations and shore activities involved
in the planning, procurement, acquisition, stowage,
distribution, requisition, use, or other disposition of
hazardous material (including disposal of used
hazardous materials and hazardous wastes in the United
States and its territories). Navy shore activity
requirements in foreign countries are to comply with the
requirements of host nation Status of Forces agreements
if they are more restrictive than U.S. regulations.
Where host national requirements are less stringent,
conform to U.S. OSHA and EPA laws and regulations
to the extent feasible.