A general, B hydraulic system safety, C maintenance – JLG LSS Scissors User Manual
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SECTION A. INTRODUCTION - MAINTENANCE SAFETY
This section contains the general safety precautions
which must be observed during maintenance of the aerial
platform. It is of utmost importance that maintenance per-
sonnel pay strict attention to these warnings and precau-
tions to avoid possible injury to themselves or others, or
damage to the equipment. A maintenance program must
be followed to ensure that the machine is safe to operate.
MODIFICATION OF THE MACHINE WITHOUT CERTIFICATION BY
A RESPONSIBLE AUTHORITY THAT THE MACHINE IS AT LEAST
AS SAFE AS ORIGINALLY MANUFACTURED, IS A SAFETY VIOLA-
The specific precautions to be observed during mainte-
nance are inserted at the appropriate point in the manual.
These precautions are, for the most part, those that apply
when servicing hydraulic and larger machine component
Your safety, and that of others, is the first consideration
when engaging in the maintenance of equipment. Always
be conscious of weight. Never attempt to move heavy
parts without the aid of a mechanical device. Do not allow
heavy objects to rest in an unstable position. When raising
a portion of the equipment, ensure that adequate support
SINCE THE MACHINE MANUFACTURER HAS NO DIRECT CON-
TROL OVER THE FIELD INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE,
SAFETY IN THIS AREA IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE OWNER/
HYDRAULIC SYSTEM SAFETY
It should be noted that the machines hydraulic systems
operate at extremely high, potentially dangerous pres-
sures. Every effort should be made to relieve any system
pressure prior to disconnecting or removing any portion of
FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH SAFETY PRECAUTIONS LISTED IN
THIS SECTION MAY RESULT IN MACHINE DAMAGE, PERSONNEL
INJURY OR DEATH AND IS A SAFETY VIOLATION.
• REMOVE ALL RINGS, WATCHES AND JEWELRY
WHEN PERFORMING ANY MAINTENANCE.
• DO NOT WEAR LONG HAIR UNRESTRAINED, OR
LOOSE-FITTING CLOTHING AND NECKTIES WHICH
ARE APT TO BECOME CAUGHT ON OR ENTANGLED
• OBSERVE AND OBEY ALL WARNINGS AND CAU-
TIONS ON MACHINE AND IN SERVICEMANUAL.
• KEEP OIL, GREASE, WATER, ETC. WIPED FROM
STANDING SURFACES AND HAND HOLDS.
• NEVER WORK UNDER AN ELEVATED SIZZOR UNTIL
PLATFORM HAS BEEN SAFELY RESTRAINED FROM
ANY MOVEMENT BY BLOCKING OR OVERHEAD
SLING, OR B OOM SAFETY PROP HAS BEEN
• BEFORE MAKING ADJUSTMENTS, LUBRICATING OR
PERFORMING ANY OTHER MAINTENANCE, SHUT
OFF ALL POWER CONTROLS.
• BATTERY SHOULD ALWAYS BE DISCONNECTED-
DURING REPLACEMENT OF ELECTRICAL COMPO-
• KEEP ALL SUPPORT EQUIPMENT AND ATTACH-
MENTS STOWED IN THEIR PROPER PLACE.
• USE ONLY APPROVED, NONFLAMMABLE CLEANING