Personnel will keep sufficiently covered as a
duty, and then only after a proper understanding with the
protection against burns. Smoking will be permitted
only in authorized or unrestricted areas.
Horseplay of any kind is prohibited.
Smoking material will be extinguished
The use of compressed air to blow dirt from
before it is discarded.
clothes is prohibited.
Rubbish will be disposed of daily or as often
Ear coverings which interfere with hearing
will not be worn by personnel.
Lockers will be inspected periodically. Use
of lockers of materials other than metal should
authorized personnel, except in an emergency.
Dangling wires will be avoided.
Oily waste and other flammable material
becomes necessary to handle a dangling wire, a non-
should be kept in approved metal containers and
conducting substance will be used or qualified
disposed of daily.
assistance will be secured.
Combustible material should be kept a safe
Persons must be suitably clothed to perform
their duties safely. Trousers or overall cuffs should be
Kerosene, gasoline, or other volatile liquids
should not be used to start fires.
In dangerous places where authorized
Motor cars should be refueled outside
routes to yards, shops, stations, etc., are provided, the
use of other routes is prohibited.
buildings. Ignition should be shut off and the engine
stopped before refueling.
Standing near a cable, a rope, or a chain
If it is necessary to refuel equipment from a
under tension, or when a heavy pull is being made,
except when absolutely necessary. In the performance
portable can, only an approved safety can
of duty, is prohibited.
should be used.
Unnecessarily working, walking, or standing
Only proper size fuses, standard wiring, and
under other workmen, where tools or materials are likely
approved electrical appliances should be used.
to fall, is prohibited. When it is necessary to do so, the
Extension lights should be kept in good
men above will be notified.
order and protected by suitable guards.
Removing material or supplies from, or
Outlets carrying voltage higher than 110 to
placing them in, a keg, a barrel, or a box before
130 volts should be plainly marked with correct voltage.
protruding nails, staples, or loose ends of metal bands
or wire have been removed is prohibited.
Personnel will not hold a torch, an open
light, or a heated object near a storage battery or a tank
Placing or leaving equipment, tools, or other
or other container which holds or has recently held
material where they will constitute a tripping or slipping
gasoline or- other highly flammable liquids.
hazard or where they may be struck by a train or other
moving equipment is prohibited.
Storing or handling gasoline or other highly
flammable liquid in other than approved containers is
Operating machines, switches, valves, or
other apparatus with a "Danger-Do not operate" sign
attached is prohibited. "Danger-Do not operate" signs,
Smoking or using a torch, lantern, or other
tags, or banners will be removed only by the person who
flame within 50 feet of gasoline being transferred from
placed them 'there, and then only when it is safe to do
one container to another is prohibited.
Removing the filling plug while a gasoline
Cutting off the heads of bolts or rivets
blowtorch or furnace is burning is prohibited.
without using a broom, bagging, or similar object as a
The filling plug on a blowtorch or a furnace
shield is prohibited.
will be replaced immediately after filling. The torch or
The prescribed gloves, goggles, and other
furnace will be examined for leaks and to see that the
necessary protection will be worn when handling or
filling plug is tight before lighting.
working with battery acid, caustic soda, lye, oxalic acid,
Using cutting or welding apparatus, hot
or other chemical injurious to the skin.
rivets, or other source of heat while working on or in a
container which has been used for oil, gasoline, or other
Prevention of Burns, Fires, and Explosions