6-78. LADDER ASSEMBLY
THIS TASK COVERS:
Cleaning and Inspection
b. Fly Section Disassembly
c. Upper Mid-Section
Lower Mid-Section Assembly
Upper Mid-Section Assembly
d. Lower Mid-Section
e Base Section Disassembly
Tool Kit, General Mechanics, Automotive
Shop Equipment, Automotive
Maintenance and Repair
Outriggers Extended (see para 2-14.)
The ladder may be removed as an assembly or disassembled
while mounted to truck. Once removed as an assembly, the
ladder may be disassembled on the ground.
Serious injury could occur if heavy equipment is moved/lifted
without sufficient personnel to do the job. Use proper physical
lifting procedures or use a suitable lifting device or dolly. Wear
safety shoes, gloves and other suitable protective clothing.
Ladder sections weigh approximately one ton each. Area should
be clear of other personnel. Serious injury or death can result
from falling objects.
(1) Connect a six ton overhead crane with a spreader l-beam to support the ladder while it is being
disconnected and lifted off the truck and lowered to the floor. However, if available, two overhead
cranes (minimum rating three tons each) may be used, one connected to each end of the ladder
(2) Remove the monitor and nozzle assembly as described in paragraph 4-202.