Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks And Services.
Fuel is flammable and toxic to eyes, skin, and
respiratory tract. Skin/eye protection
required. Avoid repeated / prolonged contact.
Use only in well ventilated areas. Keep away
from open flames or other sources of ignition.
Post FUEL FLAMMABLE/NO SMOKING
signs around the area. Suitable fire
extinguisher must be present.
Fuel on clothing can be fatal if ignited by a
static discharge. If fuel gets on your clothes,
leave the refueling area as soon as possible,
remove clothes and wash skin with warm,
soapy water before getting dressed.
Spilled fuel creates a flammable, vapor-air
mixture and fire can take place. Stop refueling
immediately if fuel spill occurs.
Inspect for damaged threads or missing dust
cap. Inspect for leaks. Inspect hose for wear or
Fuel Gage and
Inspect for broken glass, bent/broken pointer
Inspect both for leaks. Remove
filler cap and inspect screen for holes or foreign