3.13.2 Home Bank Approach Ramp Deployment
FALL HAZARD. DEATH OR PERSONAL INJURY CAN RESULT IF THE APPROACH RAMPS
ARE NOT PULLED TOWARDS THE CENTER OF THE BRIDGE BEFORE DEPLOYMENT.
PERSONNEL SHOULD NOT ATTEMPT TO DEPLOY APPROACH RAMPS WHILE POSITIONED
AT THE EDGE OF THE BRIDGE. FAILURE TO HEED THIS INSTRUCTION CAN LEAD TO
PERSONNEL FALLING INTO THE GAP AND SUFFERING SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH.
CRUSH HAZARD. ONCE THE TRANSPORT STRAPS ARE RELEASED FROM THE APPROACH
RAMP TRANSPORT FRAME, THE APPROACH RAMPS MAY FLIP UPWARDS SHOULD
PERSONNEL WALK ON THE TAPERED END OF THE RAMP.
Unstrap the home bank approach ramps stored on flatrack V1 from their frames and
remove the four retaining bars.
Place the straps and the bars at the side of flatrack V1.
Using four personnel with carrying handles lift the approach ramp from the approach ramp
frame and offer up approach ramp to the home bank ramp module.
The gutter has cut outs along its bottom edge to allow the approach ramps to be inserted.
Sliding the approach ramps sideways locks them in position.
Lift the approach ramp and locate with the gutter in the center of the ramp module, slide
sideways to the edge of the bridge. Repeat procedure to fully ramp bridge.
Lift the two approach ramp frames and store on an empty flatrack.
Position 3 defile marker posts on either side of the bridge to form a lead onto the bridge
Defile marker posts are driven into the ground by foot. The dog leg on the post is to be used to
push the post into the ground.
Wrap marker tape between the posts securing it in the defile marker post clip and tie back
to the ramp module.