IF THE MOTORS ARE RUNNING ON ANY AIRCRAFT
YOU MUST APPROACH ONLY FROM DIRECTLY BEHIND THE TAIL OF THE AIRCRAFT, WITH
AT LEAST THESE DISTANCES BETWEEN YOU AND THE AIRCRAFT TAIL:
When you are near any aircraft the "Circle
of Safety" must be adhered to. The "Circle of Safety" is an imaginary
line around any aircraft ten (10) feet outside the nose, wing tips and
the tail. If the motors are not running you must maintain at least the
Circle of Safety around the aircraft.
C-130 -- 100 feet
C-141 -- 200 feet
C-5A -- 300 feet
KC-10 -- 300 feet
Civil Reserve Air Fleet.
707, 727, 737 -- 150 feet
747 -- 300 feet
WHEN IN DOUBT, INCREASE THE DISTANCE BETWEEN
YOU AND THE TAIL OF THE PLANE.
2.) When loading or unloading the aircraft:
a.) wear leather gloves
b.) remove your rings, watches and bracelets
c.) bring and wear ear and eye protection
- the dust and noise of these large
aircraft are dangerous.
3.) Remember personal safety measures.
a.) Do not wear your hat or loose clothing around aircraft engines that
running. They can easily be sucked into the engines.
b.) Do not stand on the ramp of the aircraft unless the ramp of the aircraft
c.) If you
have to move from the forward to the aft part of the aircraft, try to
touching the ground.
use the cabin
space. If the motors are not running, you may walk around
the wing tips
to the tail section.
d.) All personnel boarding the aircraft
must have an ESCORT between the
e.) There is no smoking on flights of less than 6 hours.
and the loading area of the aircraft.