I. Use only electric lights approved for use in magazines.
J. Do not smoke or bring matches or other flame or spark producing devices into the
K. Do not allow unauthorized persons in the controlled ammunition area.
L. Keep magazine sparktight, with ventilators well screened and no openings around doors or
M. Keep doors locked when magazine is unattended. Close doors when vehicle is approaching
platform unless vehicle is equipped with spark arrestor on exhaust.
N. Keep the 50-foot cleared space around aboveground magazines free from combustible
materials and keep adequate cleared space around igloo magazine ventilators.
O. Two or more doors, when available, must be open when personnel are working in a
10.40 Standard Handling Methods. Standard handling methods, consistent with the safety
rules and regulations of each military service, should be established for handling all serviceable
ammunition packed in accordance with approved drawings and specifications. For all items not
packed in accordance with approved drawings and specifications, or if an item is considered to
be extremely hazardous, an SOP should be developed and approved by the commander of the
installation prior to starting the operation. As a minimum, SOPs should be prepared for all
preservation, renovation, and modification operations.
10.41 Educational Program
A. An educational program should be instituted in each installation to develop and maintain
employees' interest in the safety program and to train employees in safe practices and safe
procedures. Some of the mediums available for employee education are posters, bulletin boards,
score boards, special exhibits, safety contests, articles in establishment publications, safety rules,
hand out cards, pamphlets, warning signs for specific hazards, suggestion system, essay contests,
or sound slide films of motion pictures for groups.
B. Appropriate "off-the-job" accident presentation features should be included in the program,
and the safety organization should stimulate the interest of and cooperate with outside agencies
concerned with this phase of the accident prevention program.