Safe RO/RO operation depends on strict adherence to RO/RO regulations. Failure to do so may
result in injury or death to personnel or damage to equipment.
Only qualified and screened operators are permitted to drive machine in RO/RO operations.
All personnel working in machine operating areas during RO/RO operations must wear hearing
protection. Failure to wear hearing protection may result in hearing loss to personnel.
All personnel working in machine operating areas must wear hearing protection.
Machines transported without proper safeguards may incur wind damage. Ensure all doors and
compartments are securely latched and secured against flying open. Failure to do so may cause
equipment damage in transit.
Exhaust opening must be taped closed to prevent wind from entering exhaust system and causing
turbocharger to spin, without the benefit of lubrication. Failure to cover exhaust opening may
Do not move machine about vessel without ground guide assistance.
Do not start machine until directed to do so. Before moving out, test brakes.
Only one machine may transit a ramp at any time.
Do not leave machine engine running unattended.
Fuel tank on machine must be filled in accordance with SDDC port call message.
Ground guide assistance is mandatory when driving machine on or off ship.
Stand clear of loader/backhoe attachment area when machine is operating. There is no clearance for
personnel in this area when machine turns. Crushing could occur, resulting in injury or death to
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