2-29. LOAD HANDLING SYSTEM (LHS) (CONT).
When loading or unloading flatracks on uneven ground (side
slope or down grades up to 10 degrees), it may be necessary to
apply truck service brakes to prevent truck roll away or severe
injury or death could result.
Check for overhead power lines or other obstructions before
attempting LHS operation. LHS reaches a height of 17 ft. 2 in.
(5.22 m) with ISO container. Serious injury or death could
result from contact with electrical power lines.
Check ground conditions for firmness and extreme sideways
inclination before picking-up or off-loading a flatrack. Any
ground instability beneath road wheels could cause serious
injury or death to personnel.
Prior to and during any load or unload cycle, all personnel
should stay clear of LHS and flatrack or serious injury or death
could result to personnel.
Check that ground conditions where flatrack will be placed can
support the flatrack weight or damage to flatrack or LHS may
Ensure rail transport locking pins are disengaged before
unloading flatrack. Rail transport locking pins are used for rail
transport only. Failure to comply may result in damage to