PART C - OBSERVE SAFETY AND SECURITY PRECAUTIONS
EQUIPMENT AND PROCEDURES
Correct equipment and procedures for unloading hazardous cargo are
the same as for loading. You learned these procedures in Part C of
INSPECT CARGO FOR DAMAGE
Inspect cargo for damage during transfer and unloading.
evidence of damage on the waybill. If there is evidence of damage to
hazardous cargo, especially ammunition and explosives, personnel
should immediately inform you of the damage so you can contact
appropriate safety personnel.
Do not move or disturb the damaged
cargo except at the direction of safety personnel.
TALLYING AND REPORTING CARGO DISCREPANCIES
Tally cargo on the TCMD or GBL during every loading, unloading, or
transfer operation to prevent shortages. It is especially important
to tally arms, ammunition, and explosives. Make sure you can account
for every piece of cargo. If cargo discrepancies (lost, damaged, or
incomplete) are found follow the appropriate discrepancy reporting
The Transportation Officer at the destination should
initiate a Transportation Discrepancy Report (TDR).
message should be on the form illustrated in Figure 2-3.
documentation, the Standard Form 361, TDR, should be prepared at the
same time the Discrepancy Message is prepared.
An example of
Standard Form 361 is shown in Figure 2-4. Detailed instructions for
completing these forms appear in AR 55-38.