Section V. RETRIEVING LAUNCH BEAM
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.
On the chest pack, move the joystick to the left to select the A-frame RAISE function.
Make sure the POWER and the A-frame RAISE captions on the chest pack display
HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT. OPERATION OF EQUIPMENT POWERED BY HYDRAULIC
PRESSURE IS HAZARDOUS. KEEP CLEAR OF MOVING PARTS.
HYDRAULIC PRESSURE. 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
Ensure that the A-frame ladders are lifted clear of the ground and held while the A-frame is
lowered. Failure to observe this instruction will result in damage to the A-frame ladders.
Support the A-frame outer ladder away from the A-frame and clear of the ground.
Rotate the A-frame support struts to their vertical position. Ensure that the struts are
correctly seated on their location boss.
On the chest pack, move the joystick forwards to raise the A-frame slightly.
Remove the R clips and the pins securing the A-frame upper sliding section in the