MM2600, Lesson 1
1. You are working in an ammunition handling operation at a railhead. Palletized boxed ammunition
must be unloaded from trucks and then loaded on railroad cars. The following materials handling
equipment is available to you:
One wrecker crane
One 5-ton crane
One 20-ton crane
One 6,000-pound forklift. RTFL
Two mobile loading ramps
Two pallet trucks, manual
One pallet truck, electric
One improvised ladder slide
Four conveyor sections, roller
a. What materials handling equipment (MHE) is required? (You may select only two items from
b. As the trucks arrive at the railhead, what must be done before unloading?
c. What safety precautions must be taken before a railroad car is loaded?
d. How can you determine whether or not the load test is current on the MHE you selected?