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2 Helicopter Safety NS Mayport Fire and Emergency Services

3 Basic Helicopter Design

4 SH-60 Seahawk

5 Hazards Associated with the SH-60 Seahawk

6 Helicopter Danger Areas When the helicopter is running certain areas should be avoided. These areas are: –Main rotor-may dip at slowing speeds –Exposed drive shafts –Skids if not stable on the ground And, last but not least, The TAIL ROTOR: It may be nearly invisible when turning

7 SH-60 Armament

8 Approach/Leave Safety

9 Approach and leave in a crouched position. The pitch of the blades may change at any time Always approach when the pilot give the signal.

10 Approach/Leave Safety

11 Approach and Leave from downhill/down slope. Give plenty of clearance to Rotor Blades. Never walk up slope from a helicopter.

12 Carrying Objects near the Helicopter

13 Carry objects below waist Never: – On Shoulder – Above Head Never upright.

14 Secure Loose Objects

15 Remove or secure any non-essential or loose objects such as: Hats Radios Stethoscopes

16 Approach from Pilots Field of View

17 Never approach from the rear of a helicopter. Make sure the pilot is aware of you. Be alert to the surrounding area stay in sight of the pilot of crew and watch for signals..

18 Use Hand Signals

19 Hot Re-Fueling Operations

20 Ensure Fuel vehicle is positioned as to be out of way of aircraft movement. Use caution when approaching and leaving aircraft. Ensure the Aircraft and Fuel vehicle are grounded properly.

21 SH-60 Airframe Material

22 SH-60 Normal Entry

23 SH-60 Onboard Fuel Capacities

24 SH-60 Shutdown procedures

25 The End

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