SPECIAL INSPECTION TABLE
inhaled or taken into the body through cuts or other external
openings. If accidental exposure occurs, flush the affected area
thoroughly with clear water and obtain immediate medical attention.
Gloves and a face mask should be worn at all times when handling
parts contaminated by lead oxide. hi addition bearings must be
handled with special care. Gloves must be worn to prevent skin oil
and acid from etching the bearing surface.
d. Marking on hightemperature materials. Using marking
materials such as a common lead pencil on metals subject to high
temperatures can cause the metal parts to crack. Approved marking
materials are specified in the applicable engine manual. Only these
e. Performing maintenance while engine is operating.
Maintenance personnel must use caution when performing maintenance on
operating engines. Because of the high temperature and velocity of
the exhaust gases, personnel must stay clear of exhaust areas.
Turbine intake areas are also a hazard. Large jet engines have been
known to suck men into the engine. The smaller turbine engines in
Army aircraft are capable of picking up small objects that