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Scale ceiling (B) Begin scaling on the left side of ceiling scaling to the right side (clock wise) Stop machine at desired location Release tram pedal to set digger brakes Set park brakes if condition warrants Incline or decline Pull up on park brake knob to set brakes Raise boom to working height Swing boom clock wise inspecting ceiling around scaler If scale is observed, remove  the scale Position boom over left front tire by continuing to swing in a clockwise motion Follow boom radius chart Push right joystick right to swing right Swinging left with boom lowered, creates a blind spot Curl pick up by pushing the left joy stick to the left Extend boom to area to be scaled by pushing right joy stick forward Curl pick down when contact is made with ceiling by pulling left joy stick to the right. This should create an approximate half inch impression in salt Maneuver boom by rotating it if necessary to aid in knocking scales down and to see the tip of the pick Push right joystick toggle switch left or right to rotate boom Instructor needs to explain functions of boom roll Extend boom while curling pick down and lowering boom (simultaneously) This will create a scraping action across the ceiling knocking down the scales Extend boom by pushing right joy stick forward Curl pick by pulling left joy stick to the right Lower the boom by pushing left joy stick forward Boom should never be extended beyond  half the telescoping range (approximately 23 feet) This  prevents unnecessary stress on the equipment and  long term break down Retract boom while curling pick up and raising boom (simultaneously) Retract boom by pulling right joy back Curl pick up by pushing left joy stick to the left Raise boom by pulling left joy stick back Swing boom right approximately 6 to 12 inches and repeat scraping process throughout boom radius (to the right tire) See swing radius chart Assure swing radius area is completely scaled Scale face and rib (B) Retract boom completely Tram forward toward face  (stopping approximately 5 feet from face) Set park brakes if needed Extend boom to the point where ceiling and face meets Extend boom to area to be scaled by pushing right joy stick forward Curl pick up Curl pick up by pushing the left joy stick to the left Scale face and rib by curling pick in a downward motion until pick break contact with face Curl pick down by pulling the left joy stick to the right This should create an approximate half inch impression in salt Maneuver boom by rotating it if necessary to aid in knocking scales down and to see the tip of the pick Push right joy switch toggle switch left or right to rotate boom Instructor needs to explain functions of boom roll Swing boom to the right (approximately 6-12 inches) See boom radius chart Assure boom radius area is completely scaled Repeat the process from ceiling to floor within boom radius Raise the boom to working height Release park brakes if applied Ensure there are no obstacles in travel way of scaler by rotating cab to right Back away from face Depress the base (heel) of the tram pedal fully Tram approximately 80 feet from the scale portion of the face Reposition to scale ceiling of left side of room (C) Steer scaler to left side of room on an angle See scaling diagram Set park brakes if needed Scale ceiling (C) Begin scaling on the left side of ceiling scaling to the right side (clock wise) Stop machine at desired location Release tram pedal to set digger brakes Set park brakes if condition warrants Incline or decline Pull up on park brake knob to set brakes Raise boom to working height Swing boom clock wise inspecting ceiling around scaler If scale is observed, remove scale. Position boom over left front tire by continuing to swing in a clockwise motion Follow boom radius chart Push right joystick right to swing right Swinging left with boom lowered creates a blind spot Curl pick up by pushing the left joy stick to the left Extend boom to area to be scaled by pushing right joystick forward Curl pick down when contact is made with ceiling by pulling left joystick to the right. This should create an approximate half inch impression in salt Maneuver boom by rotating it if necessary to aid in knocking scales down and to see the tip of the pick Push right joystick toggle switch left or right to rotate boom Instructor needs to explain functions of boom roll Extend boom while curling pick down and lowering boom (simultaneously) This will create a scraping action across the ceiling knocking down the scales Extend boom by pushing right joy stick forward Curl pick by pulling left joy stick to the right Lower the boom by pushing left joy stick forward Boom should never be extended beyond  half the telescoping range (approximately 23 feet) This will prevent unnecessary stress on the equipment and long term break downs. Retract boom while curling pick up and raising boom (simultaneously) Retract boom by pulling right joy back Curl pick up by pushing left joy stick to the left Raise boom by pulling left joy stick back Swing boom right approximately 6 to 12 inches and repeat scraping process throughout swing radius See boom radius chart Assure boom radius area is completely scaled Reset to next setup Release park brakes if applied Tram forward to desired location (approximately 23 feet) Set park brakes if needed Repeat ceiling scaling process Scale face and rib (C) Retract boom completely Tram forward toward face  (stopping approximately 5 feet from face) Set park brakes if needed Extend boom to the point where ceiling and face meets Extend boom to area to be scaled by pushing right joy stick forward Curl pick up Curl pick up by pushing the left joystick to the left Scale face and rib by curling pick in a downward motion until pick break contact with face Curl pick down by pulling the left joystick to the right This should create an approximate half inch impression in salt Maneuver boom by rotating it if necessary to aid in knocking scales down and to see the tip of the pick Push right joystick toggle switch left or right to rotate boom Instructor needs to explain functions of boom roll Swing boom to the right approximately 6 - 12 inches See boom radius chart Assure boom radius area is completely scaled Repeat the process from ceiling to floor within swing radius Raise the boom to working height Release park brakes if applied Ensure there no obstacle in path of scaler by rotating cab to right Remove or maneuver around all obstacles in travel way.  Obstacle are objects too large to run over Back away from face Depress the base (heel) of the tram pedal fully Turn scaler around Tram scaler completely out of face area to prevent congestion Back scale while tramming out of face Tram scaler to next room if time permits Always watch for trailing cables, equipment, and/or other workers while tramming. End of shift activities Tram scaler out of blast area and travel ways to the parking location Ensure boom is lowered to floor level Apply park brakes Idle engine for 5 minutes before shut down This is to allow the turbo charger to slow down  preventing engine damage Shut down scaler Equipment should not be left unattended when it is running. Leave job site approximately 45 minutes prior to end of shift and travel to lunch room Communicate with supervisor and turn in pre-shift and work place inspection reports Communicate to supervisor the scaling process that was completed. Leave lunch room approximately 30 minutes prior to end of shift Travel to 900' level production shaft Wait until supervisor calls the man cage (approximately 2-3 minutes) Enter the air-lock Close air-lock doors Open inside air-lock door and exit Close air lock after last person has exited Assure the man cage is spotted Assure horn has sounded prior to opening shaft gate Open shaft gate Open man cage door Enter man cage Close shaft gate Close man cage door Ride man cage to surface after signal is given to the hoist operator Assure that the horn has sounded prior to opening man cage door Open the man cage door Open shaft gate Exit man cage Close man cage door Close the shaft gate Release the man cage Walk to the change room Punch out time clock Save mine light and place on charger Tag out Replace PPE in personal locker Walk to vehicle