be taken to prevent accidental ignition of loose
pyrotechnics made ready for disposal, because
damaged material can be ignited by rough handling.
REVIEW 7 QUESTIONS
Q1. When handling a weapon, you need to think
about what youre doing for what reason?
Q2. Projectiles that have a 3-inch or greater diameter
are color-coded. What information is shown by
the color code?
ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC
All electrical and electronic equipment is
hazardous; therefore, strictly observe all safety
precautions. Most people treat high-voltage equipment
carefully, but they tend to treat the common 115-volt
equipment lightly. Yet, 115-volt equipment is the cause
of more deaths than any other voltage. Cases of fatal
shock have been recorded from the use of equipment
such as portable grinders and drills, fans, movie
projectors, and coffee makers. In most cases, death
would have been avoided if proper grounding
instructions had been observed. The precautions that
follow must be observed by personnel working on or
near other types of equipment:
Most electronic equipment has a metal
grounding strap connecting the equipment to the
ships hull. The straps keep the equipments
frame and the ships hull at the same electrical
potential. Never paint, loosen, disconnect, or
Figure 19-3.A result of carelessness.