Operator care of the unit
If the unit is found to be in need of re-
pair or in any way unsafe, or contrib-
utes to an unsafe condition, the matter
shall be reported immediately to the
user's designated authority, and the
unit shall not be operated until it has
been restored to safe operating condi-
If during operation the unit becomes
unsafe in any way, the matter shall be
reported immediately to the user's des-
ignated authority, and the unit shall not
be operated until it has been restored
to safe operating condition.
Do not make repairs or adjustments
unless specifically authorized to do so.
MAINTENANCE AND RE-
Operation of the unit may be hazard-
ous if maintenance is neglected or re-
pairs, rebuilds, or adjustments are not
performed in accordance with the man-
ufacturer's design criteria. Therefore,
maintenance facilities (on or off prem-
ises), trained personnel, and detailed
procedures shall be provided.
Maintenance and inspection of the unit
shall be performed in conformance
with the following practices:
A a schedules planned maintenance,
lubrication, and inspection system
shall be followed; consult the man-
B only tranined and authorized per-
sonnel shall be permitted to main-
tain, repair, adjust, and inspect the
unit, and in accordance with manu-
Avoid fire hazards and have fire pro-
tection equipment present in the work
area. Do not use open pans of fuel or
flammable cleaning fluids for cleaning
FIRE SAFETY STANDARD
Any unit not in safe operating condition
shall be removed from service.
Repairs shall not be made in Class I,
Class II, and Class III locations.
Fire Prevention: The unit shall be kept
in a clean condition and reasonably
free of lint, excess oil, and grease.
Noncombustible agents are preferred
for cleaning the unit. Flammable liquids
[those having flash points at or above
100°F (37,8°C)] are not allowed. Pre-
cautions regarding toxicity, ventilation,
and fire hazard shall be appropriate for
the agent or solvent used.
Nameplate Visibility: The unit type des-
ignations as shown on the nameplate
and the type markers shall not be cov-
ered over with paint so that their identi-
fication information is obscured.
The unit shall not be used in classified