Operation Under Usual Conditions (Cont)
Care must always be taken when climbing ON and OFF
vehicle. Always face vehicle, use steps and grab handles,
maintain three points of contact with vehicle (two feet/one
hand or two hands/one foot). Keep steps, grab handles,
and walkways clean, and be extra careful in wet, icy, or
muddy conditions. Failure to comply may result in
personnel slipping and falling, causing injury or death to
With firm grip on upper step (5), slowly pull back and swing rear
platform ladder (6) into operating position.
b. Stow Rear Work Platform.
With firm grip on lower step (7), raise rear platform ladder (6) and
secure with two rubber hooks (4).
Operator must have firm grip on grab handle until
platform is locked securely to vehicle. Failure to comply
may result in injury to personnel.
Push up rear ladder platform (3) until click is heard to make sure rear
ladder platform (3) is locked securely to vehicle.