MM2600, Lesson 1
from a tractor, all wheels must be chocked. As the vehicle is loaded, compatibility of the items loaded
must be observed. (Ammunition items that are compatible and may be loaded on the same vehicle are
covered in subcourse MM2603.)
After Operations. After a motor vehicle has been loaded, the load must be properly blocked, braced,
and tied down according to the applicable outloading drawing or local policy.
Handling Operations at Storage Sites
Handling operations that involve placing ammunition in storage facilities, removing ammunition from
storage facilities, or re-warehousing require observance of the precautions and practices that follow.
Before Storage Operations. Before storage operations are begun, proper fire symbols, chemical
hazard symbols, or both, must be posted at the location. Fire barrels and pails or other water-type fire-
fighting equipment will be present. If the storage structure is a double-door type, both doors must be
open and be clear of vehicles, ammunition, or anything else that may hinder the operation.
During Storage Operations. When handling operations at the storage site are in progress,
established personnel limits will be observed. All personnel will use protective clothing and equipment
as directed. Damaged containers will be repaired or replaced at least 90 feet away from the storage
After Storage Operations. When handling operations at the storage site are complete, the area inside
and outside the storage structure must be left in a high state of police. Excess dunnage, dunnage
scraps, tools, paint, conveyors, and pallet trucks will be removed from the area. Doors will be secured.