SAFETY, CARE, AND HANDLING - CONTINUED
Follow these general rules of safety.
Keep all tools and equipment in containers or stowage compartments when not in use to prevent them from
being misplaced and from personnel stumbling over them.
Whenever personnel are required to lift heavy objects without a hoist, use good lifting techniques. Keep the
back straight, knees bent, and use leg muscles to aid in lifting or lowering heavy loads to prevent personnel
Avoid touching metal surfaces with bare hands in extremely cold weather or when equipment has been
exposed to sun for prolonged periods of time.
Listed below are dangerous situations or hazards and precautions to be observed to avoid accidents or injury when
performing operating procedures.
DANGEROUS SITUATION OR HAZARD
Failure to set vehicle brakes.
Prevent injury to personnel or damage to
equipment by setting brakes.
Basket securing lockpin not installed
Be sure lockpin is properly installed at all
Improper storage of tools and equipment
Be sure all spare items are secured during
after and during operation.
Failure to install or secure quick-
Be sure all pins are properly positioned and
release pins properly.
secured prior to all loading/offloading
Section III. LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS
The M876 Truck should be lubricated on a regular schedule to insure proper operation. Whenever necessary, the operator
or crew should assist in performing Organizational lubrication services for the vehicle. There are no additional lubrication
instructions for the M876 Truck.
NORMAL - The Lubrication Order (LO 9-2320-269-12) specifies location, intervals, and lubricants for cleaning
and lubricating procedures.
EXTREME TEMPERATURES - The Lubrication Order (LO 9-2320-269-12) specifies the temperature ranges
AFTER FORDING - After fording operation, the M876 Truck requires complete lubrication.