4-30. STORAGE BATTERIES, CONNECTIONS, AND BATTERY COMPARTMENT (cont)
Remove rings, bracelets, wristwatches, and neck chains before working around the locomotive.
Jewelry can catch on equipment and cause injury, or may short across an electrical circuit and
cause severe burns or electrical shock.
High voltage is used in the operation of equipment. Do not be misled by the term LOW
VOLTAGE. Potentials as low as 50 volts may cause death.
Be careful not to short out battery terminals. Do not smoke or use open flame near batteries.
Batteries may explode from a spark. Battery acid is harmful to skin and eyes.
Open electrical equipment cabinet door and set battery switch to OPEN.
Open door (1) and remove eight nuts (2), bolts (3), and five cables (4) from batteries (5).
Lift four batteries (5) from battery compartment. Note the location of the wooden blocking (6).