INSTALLING AND REMOVING OPERATORS PLATFORM.
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanics Automotive
Tiedown straps (Item 12, Appendix E)
Lifting device with 125 lb capacity
Lifting slings or chains
Personnel Required: Three
Installing Operators Platform on Spreader.
Remove nuts (1), lockwashers (2), and eyebolts
(3) from hopper. Discard lockwashers.
Secure lifting slings or chains to grating inside
operators platform (4).
Keep clear of equipment when it is
being raised and lowered. Do not
allow heavy components to swing
while suspended by a lifting device.
Exercise extreme caution when
working near a cable under tension.
Failure to follow this warning may
result in severe injury or death to
Two people should balance and
position operators platform while the
third person operates lifting device.
Using a suitable lifting device, lift operators
platform (4) (125 lb) and position for installation
Lower operators platform (4) into position over
rear of spreader. Holes in brackets (5) must
aline with holes for eyebolts (3).
Remove lifting slings or chains from operators