LOSS OF HEARING. PERSONNEL MUST WEAR HEARING PROTECTIVE DEVICES WHEN
OPERATING THE CRANE DURING LAUNCH AND RECOVERY OPERATIONS OR WHEN
WORKING WITHIN 10FT (3M) OF A LAUNCH VEHICLE AT HIGH ENGINE IDLE.
CHEST PACK E-STOP OPERATION. IF THE CHEST PACK IS FITTED TO THE LAUNCH
VEHICLE WHEN THE FOUR POSITION SWITCH, IN THE VEHICLE CAB, IS SET TO POSITION 2
THE CHEST PACK E-STOP BUTTON IS DISABLED. SHOULD IT THEN BE OPERATED IN AN
EMERGENCY, ELECTRICAL POWER AND THUS HYDRAULIC POWER WILL NOT BE
REMOVED FROM THE LAUNCHER. FAILURE TO HEED THIS INFORMATION COULD LEAD TO
DEATH OR SEVERE INJURY TO PERSONNEL.
OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT POWERED BY HYDRAULIC
PRESSURE IS HAZARDOUS. KEEP CLEAR OF MOVING PARTS.
EXPOSURE TO HYDRAULIC FLUID UNDER PRESSURE IS
HAZARDOUS. IN THE EVENT OF A HOSE OR COMPONENT FAILURE, REMOVE ALL FLUID
CONTAMINATION FROM THE SKIN AND EYES WITH CLEAN WATER AND SEEK MEDICAL
Procedures 18.104.22.168 to 22.214.171.124 are carried out at the staging area.
Park the launch vehicle at the staging area in preparation for launcher deployment.
Apply the parking brake.
Ensure that neutral is selected on the gear box.
When the four position switch is turned to position 2 an automatic procedure is initiated by
the Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) which sets up the launch vehicle in preparation for
deploying the A-frame. There is approximately two seconds delay between each automatic
action carried out by the PLC, therefore, the lights indicating the actions will also have a delay
in their sequence of lighting.
Turn the rotary switch in the vehicle cab to position 2.
On operation of the rotary switch, the engine should go to high idle and the PTO engage.
Should this not occur then carry out procedures 126.96.36.199 to 188.8.131.52 otherwise proceed to
Open the interface enclosure on the right hand side of the launch vehicle.
Ensure that the panel illumination is set to either bright or dim as required by ambient light