1-3. HAND RECEIPT (-HR) MANUALS- continued.
accountability, additional -HR manuals may be requisitioned from the following source in accordance with procedures in
AR 25-30 Chapter 3:
U. S. Army Publications Distribution Center - St. Louis
1655 Woodson Road
St. Louis, MO 63114-6181
1-4. DESTRUCTION OF ARMY MATERIEL TO PREVENT ENEMY USE.
Command decisions, according to tactical situation, will determine when destruction of the Petroleum Laboratory will be
accomplished. A destruction plan will be prepared by the using organization, unless one has been prepared by higher
authority. For general destruction procedures for this equipment, refer to TM 750-244-3, Procedures For Destruction of
Equipment to Prevent Enemy Use.
1-5. PREPARATION FOR STORAGE OR SHIPMENT.
Refer to Section IV of Chapter 3.
1-6. QUALITY ASSURANCE/QUALITY CONTROL (QA/QC).
The quality of the Petroleum Laboratory must at all times be in compliance with the requirements set forth in MIL-L-
0051050C(ME), paragraph 4. If a discrepancy is found to exist between your laboratory and MIL-L-0051050C(ME), notify
1-7. REPORTING EQUIPMENT IMPROVEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS (EIRs).
If your Petroleum Laboratory needs improvement, let us know. Send us an EIR. You, the user, are the only one who can
tell us what you don't like about your equipment. Let us know why you don't like the design or performance. Put it on an
SF 368 (Product Quality Deficiency Report). Mail it to us at Commander, U. S. Aviation and Troop Command, ATIN:
AMSAT-I-MDO, 4300 Goodfellow Boulevard, St. Louis, Missouri 63120-1798. We'll send you a reply.
1-8. SAFETY, CARE, AND HANDLING.
Safe and efficient Petroleum Laboratory operations depend on the observance of well established safety practices and a
thorough knowledge of testing procedures. The testing procedures often involve using equipment and materials that are
potentially hazardous. Injury to personnel and damage to equipment by fire, chemicals, dangerous pressures and
vacuums, or misuse of equipment can be avoided by alert and responsible laboratory technicians. Strict observance of
established safety, care and handling procedures will allow laboratory personnel to perform their duties in a safe and