This warning summary contains general safety warnings and hazardous materials warnings that must beunderstood and applied during operation and maintenance of this equipment. Failure to observe theseprecautions could result in serious injury or death to personnel. Also included are explanations of safety andhazardous material icons used within the Technical Manual (TM). Most of the icons are non-standard, and areincluded because they appear on the safety decals on the equipment.
For first aid, refer to FM 4-25.11.First aid for battery acid exposure:
Antidote: EXTERNAL – Flush with water.
Antidote: INTERNAL – Drink large quantities of water or milk. Follow with milk of magnesia, beaten egg, or vegetable oil. Do not induce vomiting.
SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTIONIMMEDIATELY
Antidote: EYES – Flush with water for 15 minutes.
SEEK MEDICAL ATTENTION IMMEDIATELY.
EXPLANATION OF STANDARD SAFETY WARNING ICONS
ELECTRICAL – Electrical wire to hand with electricity symbol running through handshows that shock hazard is present.HOT AREA – Hand over object radiating heat shows that part is hot and can burn.EYE PROTECTION – Person with goggles shows that the material will injure the eyes.HEAVY PARTS – Heavy object pinning human figure against wall shows that heavy,moving parts present a danger to life or limb.HEAVY PARTS – Foot with heavy object on top shows that heavy parts can crush andharm.