521B and 522B Track Feller Bunchers Caterpillar


Safety Messages

Usage:

521B F7B


There are several specific safety signs on this machine. The exact location of the hazards and the description of the hazards are reviewed in this section. Become familiarized with all safety signs.

Make sure that all of the safety signs are legible. Clean the safety signs or replace the safety signs if you cannot read the words. Replace the illustrations if the illustrations are not visible. When you clean the safety signs, use a cloth, water, and soap. Do not use solvent, gasoline, or other harsh chemicals to clean the safety signs. Solvents, gasoline, or harsh chemicals could loosen the adhesive that secures the safety sign. Loose adhesive will allow the safety sign to fall.

Replace any safety sign that is damaged, or missing. If a safety sign is attached to a part that is replaced, install a safety sign on the replacement part. Any authorized dealer can provide new safety signs.



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Do Not Operate (1)

This message is located on the window of the cab close to the ignition switch.



Illustration 4g00985605

------ WARNING! ------

DO NOT OPERATE OR WORK ON THIS MACHINE UNLESS YOU HAVE READ AND UNDERSTAND THE INSTRUCTIONS AND WARNINGS IN THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE MANUALS. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS OR HEED THE WARNINGS COULD RESULT IN INJURY OR DEATH. CONTACT ANY CATERPILLAR DEALER FOR REPLACEMENT MANUALS. PROPER CARE IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY.


Do Not Operate Saw (2)

This message is located inside the cab close to the saw switch.



Illustration 5g01506693

------ WARNING! ------

Do not operate the saw near other personnel. Serious injury or death can occur by contacting the moving blade or from flying objects. Read and understand the instructions and warnings in the Operation and Maintenance Manual.


Seat belt (3)

This safety message is located inside the cab on the dash.



Illustration 6g01370908

------ WARNING! ------

A seat belt should be worn at all times during machine operation to prevent serious injury or death in the event of an accident or machine overturn. Failure to wear a seat belt during machine operation may result in serious injury or death.


Rollover Protective Structure/Falling Object Protective Structure (4)

This safety message is located inside the cab on the right side next to the fuse panel.



Illustration 7g00902324

------ WARNING! ------

Structural damage, an overturn, modification, alteration, or improper repair can impair this structure's protection capability. Do not weld on or drill holes in the structure. Consult your authorized dealer to determine this structure's limitations.


Electrocution (5)

This safety message is located inside the cab on the right side next to the fuse panel.



Illustration 8g01506733

------ DANGER! ------

Electrocution Hazard! Keep the machine and attachments a safe distance from electrical power. Stay clear 3 m (10 ft) plus twice the line insulator length. Read and understand the instructions and warnings in the Operation and Maintenance Manual. Failure to follow the instructions and warnings will cause serious injury or death


Flying Debris (6)

This safety message is located inside the cab on the right side next to the fuse panel.



Illustration 9g01506755

------ WARNING! ------

Flying Debris Hazard! Do not position saw with discharge directed towards cab. Flying objects from the rotating saw will cause serious injury and/or death. Read and follow the instructions in the Operation and Maintenance Manual.


Hot Surface (7)

This safety message is located on the front of the oil cooler near the air cleaner.



Illustration 10g01372256

------ WARNING! ------

Hot parts or hot components can cause burns or personal injury. Do not allow hot parts or components to contact your skin. Use protective clothing or protective equipment to protect your skin.


Hot Surface (8)

This safety message is located on the radiator guard next to the air to air aftercooler core.



Illustration 11g01384734

------ WARNING! ------

Hot engine components can cause injury from burns. Before performing maintenance on the engine, allow the engine and the components to cool.


Hot Fluid (9)

This safety message is located near the radiator cap.



Illustration 12g01371640

------ WARNING! ------

At operating temperature, the engine coolant is hot and under pressure.

Steam can cause personal injury.

Check the coolant level only after the engine has been stopped and the filler cap is cool enough to touch with the bare hand.

Remove the filler cap slowly to relieve pressure.

Cooling system conditioner contains alkali. Avoid contact with skin and eyes to prevent personal injury.


Jump Start Warning (10)

This safety message is located near the batteries.



Illustration 13g01370909

------ WARNING! ------

Explosion Hazard! Improper jumper cable connections can cause an explosion resulting in serious injury or death. Batteries may be located in separate compartments. When using jump start cables, always connect the positive (+) cable from the source to the positive (+) terminal of the battery that is connected to the starter solenoid. Connect the negative (−) cable from the source to the negative (−) terminal of the starter. If the machine is not equipped with a starter negative terminal, connect the negative (−) cable to the engine block. Follow the procedure in the Operation and Maintenance Manual.


Load Limit (11)

This safety message is located on the bottom of the right hood door on the middle section.



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Do not overload the hood. The combined weight of the person and tools must not exceed the weight limit. Failure to follow the recommended load limit could cause serious injury.

Trip Hazard (12)

This safety message is located on the hydraulic cylinder for the hood.



Illustration 15g01505713

------ WARNING! ------

Trip Point. When entering or exiting the cab, watch for protruding objects. Read and understand the instructions and warnings in the Operation and Maintenance Manual. Failure to follow the instructions or heed the warnings could cause serious injury or death.


Warning Distance (13)

The safety message is located on each side of the boom and the safety message is located on the rear of the machine.



Illustration 16g00936260

------ WARNING! ------

Watch for falling trees when the harvester is in operation. Personal injury or death can occur from being struck by falling trees. Keep all personnel 300 feet from the harvester when the harvester is in operation


Warning Distance (13)

The safety message is located on each side of the boom and the safety message is located on the rear of the machine.



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------ WARNING! ------

Watch for falling trees when the harvester is in operation. Personal injury or death can occur from being struck by falling trees. Keep all personnel 300 feet from the harvester when the harvester is in operation


Stay Back From Saw (14)

This safety message is located on each side of the stick close to the attachment.



Illustration 18g01505753

------ WARNING! ------

Saw Blade Hazard. Do not operate the saw near other personnel. Serious injury or death can occur from contacting a moving saw blade. Read and follow the instructions in the Operation and Maintenance Manual.


Flying Debris (15)

This safety message is located on each side of the stick close to the attachment.



Illustration 19g01404266

------ WARNING! ------

Operation of the harvester head can cause flying debris. The flying debris can cause serious injury or death. Stay clear of the harvester head while the harvester head is in operation.


High Pressure Cylinder (16)

This safety message is located on the high-pressure cylinder in the undercarriage.



Illustration 20g00951921

------ WARNING! ------

High Pressure Cylinder. Do not remove any parts from the cylinder until all of the pressure has been relieved. This will prevent possible personal injury or death.


Crush Warning (17)

This safety message is located inside the cab of the machine in front of the keyswitch for the hood.



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------ WARNING! ------

Crushing Hazard! Be sure personnel are clear of the machine when opening the hood. Standing too close to the machine when the hood opens could cause serious injury or death.


Machine Swing (18)

This safety message is located on the upper frame at the rear of the machine. The safety message is located on both sides of the machine.



Illustration 22g01382702

------ WARNING! ------

Crushing hazard! The machine swings when it is in operation. Stay back from the machine while it is in operation. Standing to close to the machine when it is in operation could cause serious injury or death.


Crush Warning (19)



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This safety message is located on both sides of the cab tilt system. The safety message is also located on the front of the cab tilt mechanism.



Illustration 24g01371644

------ WARNING! ------

Crushing Hazard! Do not allow personnel under the machine when you raise or lower the body. There is no clearance for personnel when the body is raised or lowered. Read and understand the Operation and Maintenance Manual before performing service/maintenance on the machine. Failure to follow the instructions or heed the warnings could cause injury or death.


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