2-8. ASSEMBLY AND PREPARATION FOR USE - continued.
Open the fire extinguisher bracket and remove the 5-pound carbon dioxide (CO2) fire extinguisher
from the cabinet. Place fire extinguisher in a convenient location near the work area.
2-9. OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR CLOTHING REPAIR SHOP.
The following paragraphs are presented to provide guidance and assist you in getting the best performance
from the equipment. You, the operator, must know how to perform every operation of which the equipment is
capable. Before operating the equipment, read the operating procedures that apply to the equipment you are to
operate. This will give you an overall feel for what is to be done.
2-10. OPERATING PROCEDURES FOR FIRE EXTINGUISHER.
Operate the fire extinguisher by following the procedures in the order in which they are listed
Carry the fire extinguisher by the handle to the fire.
Pull out the safety pin, breaking the wire seal, and swing the horn toward the base of the fire.
Do not let eyes, hands, or body come directly in contact with the fog, as frostbite or freezing may
Depress the operating lever to open the valve, and direct the discharge or fog toward the base of