1.4 WARNINGS, CAUTIONS, AND NOTES
Warnings, Cautions, and Notes are included in these Installation Instructions to provide short,
concise statements that emphasize critical or important information. Warnings, Cautions, and
Notes precede the text that they affect, but follow the paragraph headings to which they apply.
Warnings precede Cautions, and Cautions, in turn, precede Notes. A format example and an
explanation of the function of each are provided below.
WARNINGS HIGHLIGHT AN OPERATING OR MAINTENANCE PROCEDURE,
PRACTICE, CONDITION, STATEMENT, ETC., WHICH, IF NOT STRICTLY
OBSERVED, COULD RESULT IN INJURY TO PERSONNEL OR LOSS OF LIFE.
Cautions highlight an operating or maintenance procedure, practice, condition,
statement, etc., which, if not strictly observed, could result in damage to, or
destruction of, equipment, loss of mission effectiveness, or long-term health
hazards to personnel.
Notes highlight an essential operating or maintenance procedure, condition, or