USER’S GUIDE TO SAFE OPERATION
NOTICE: This guide contains important information about the use and characteristics of the Vulcan Pile Hammers. Because misuse of this machinery may result in injuries to personnel and the loss of property, this guide should be carefully reviewed by all maintenance, operating and support personnel.
Today’s Vulcan Pile Hammer is the product of over one hundred years of engineering and manufacturing experience. Every component of the machine has been designed for maximum reliability and is fabricated from the most suitable materials available. Although we feel this machine has earned a reputation within the construction industry for both reliability and safety, we also feel that it is our duty to convey to you potential hazards associated with its use.
This User’s Guide presents a discussion of each of the general types of hazards which must be considered for the successful use of the Vulcan Pile Hammer. Although considerable effort has been made to identify situations which may involve risk to personnel or property and to suggest how these risks may be avoided, nothing will substitute for good maintenance and well trained operators.