I. SET UP, TEAR DOWN AND MOVEMENT
The following instructions are for information and guidance of personnel responsible for the proper operation of the Asphalt
Mixing Plant. The operator must know how to perform every operation for which the plant is capable. This section
contains instructions on the basic operating procedures to perform the specific task for which the plant was designed.
2-2. Safety Precautions
The following are general safety precautions that are not related to any specific procedures and therefore do not appear
elsewhere in this publication. These are recommended precautions that personnel must understand and apply during
many phases of operation and maintenance.
1.Do not smoke within 50 feet of the fuel tanks.
2.Wear protective goggles, gloves, and clothing to prevent fuel, oil, or asphalt from contacting eyes or skin.
Contact with fuel may cause temporary illness. Wear clean rubber gloves when handling fuel soaked parts. Avoid
breathing fuel fumes. Do not take fuel internally. Work only in well ventilated areas. After handling fuel, wash
hands thoroughly before eating or smoking.
Do Not Apply Water to Fuel Fires
4.In case of a fuel fire, use an acceptable chemical extinguisher system.
Persons working on or near the M081 Asphalt Mixing Plant should be familiar with modern methods of
resuscitation. Such information may be obtained from the Director of Base Medical Services.