DUAL WINCH LOADING AND UNLOADING (CONT)
All ground personnel must stand clear of winch cables except when handling or
injury to personnel may result.
During winch-on operations on a downgrade, the payload must be restrained from
the rear with some other vehicle to prevent possible loss of control of the payload
which can cause injury to personnel and damage to equipment.
At no time during loading operations, while the payload is being pulled on with
winches, should personnel be on the semitrailer platform or injury to personnel
Always wear leather gloves when handling cable. Never allow cable to run through
hands or injury to personnel may result.
The 1070 tractor has an auxiliary winch system which is used to pay out the main
winch cables to the payload. When using the M911 tractor, the main winch cables
must be payed out manually.
(10) When using an M911 tractor, proceed to step (11) below. When using an M1070 tractor, use the auxiliary
winch to pay out main winch cables as follows:
Make sure that M1070 tractor parking brake is applied. PTO will not engage unless
tractor parking brake is set.
(a) Turn beacon light switch (7) to ON position. With engine idling, set PTO switch (8) to ON.