List the safety factors that should
be observed in handling and stowing cargo.
8-10. Indexes of all Department of the Navy safety
precautions for forces afloat are published by which
of the following individuals or activities?
1. Office of the Department of the Navy
2. Chief of Naval Operations
3. Systems commands
8-11. All EXCEPT which of the following safety
precautions should be observed?
1. Personnel may, when authorized and using a
safety pallet, be hoisted with a forklift
2. Only licensed operators should be permitted to
3. The maximum operating speed limitations of
MHE can be exceeded only for short periods of
4. MHE should not be operated in excess of the
maximum speed limitations
8-12. When refueling MHE and a gasoline spill occurs,
which of the following actions should you take?
1. If the amount of the spill is 1 pint or more, have
a person standing by with a fire extinguisher
during the cleanup
2. Use any absorbent material available to clean the
spill after moving the MHE
3. In the process of cleaning up, use all immediately
available tools to expedite the cleanup prior to
starting the MHE engine
4. All of the above
8-13. If the operator is to leave a forklift truck for a few
minutes, the operator should set the brakes and take
what additional step?
1. Raise the fork about 4 inches from the floor
2. Chock at least one wheel
3. Stop the engine
4. Rest the fork on any empty pallet
8-14. When you are operating a forklift truck, which of the
following safety precautions should be taken?
Travel with forks elevated approximately 4 inches
above the floor
Tilt the mast back when transporting a load
When transporting a load, drive forward up a
ramp and in reverse down a ramp
All of the above
The cause of a members unreliability should be
determined and eliminated.
When cargo or hoisting gear is being lowered into a
hold or onto the pier, what warning should be given?
1. Heads up
2. Turn to
3. Stand clear
4. Get hot
When cargo is being loaded or unloaded, it should be
stopped how far above the intended loading area and
then guided to a safe landing?
1. 1 foot
2. 2 feet
3. 3 feet
4. 4 feet
When cargo is NOT being handled through a hatch
that has been left open, which of the following safety
precautions should be taken?
1. Station guards around the hatch only
2. Rig safety lines around the hatch only
3. Station guards around the hatch and rig safety
4. Rig a temporary cover over the hatch
The possibility of a fire is greatest during cargo-
handling operations involving what type(s) of
1. Fuel only
2. Ammunition only
3. Flammables and ammunition
4. Paper, rags, and wood
If oil or grease is spilled in the working area during a
cargo loading operation, which of the following
precautions would be appropriate?
The oil should be removed immediately
The oil should be covered with sand or cinders
The oil should be covered with sawdust or other
suitable anti-slip material
Each of the above precautions may be taken