SPACE HEATER ARCTIC (SHA)
OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
Some metal components of SHA may have sharp edges. Be careful when handling and
assembling the SHA to prevent cuts.
Severe injury may occur to personnel handling metal parts without protective gloves when
temperatures are below freezing. Surface of skin may freeze upon contact and tear from the
Do not allow fuel to come in contact with bare skin. Even though fuel does not freeze, it is
extremely cold and will burn exposed skin on contact. Wear protective gloves whenever
handling or working with liquid fuel.
BEFORE OPERATION PMCS
Perform the Before Operation PMCS on all SHA system components as outlined in WP 0010, prior to
preparing the heater for use. All scheduled maintenance must be performed on the heater and its
associated equipment prior to use.
PREPARING AN AREA FOR THE SHA
Set up the heater inside its operating space (shelter). The area selected must be level and well-drained
in event of wet weather, and free of debris and flammable materials. Two persons should transport the
heaters to prevent injury.
SITE SETUP AND BASIC ASSEMBLY
Fire or Explosion
Exhaust opening closure flap must be rolled and tied securely. Shelter
may catch fire if hot stack assembly contacts the flap.