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4.  Preventative maintenance Grease zoned fittings of derrick Obtain grease gun Instruct topman to take extra tube of grease Grease zoned fittings at base of derrick Pump 12 pumps of multipurpose grease into each fitting Grease derrick fittings Use two hoists Boom the hoist to be greased all the way down, dog off boom, and shut hoist down Travel to other derrick Instruct topman and helper to get into bucket of 2nd hoist Consider tie-off options Watch for topman or helper to signal hoist operator for bucket positioning Boom bucket of 2nd hoist so it is positioned to grease boom block  Reposition boom to grease the second boom block Follow topman's directions/signals Reposition boom to grease the fittings on top of derrick Grease/lube hoist (Model MCH 200) one located on each side of load drum one located on right side of boom drum one located inside dial indicator chain (sprocket side) one located on the end of the transmission lubricate the ring gear using molly gear lube on the load line drum (as needed) door located to the right rear of the operator Grease/lube hoist (Model MCH 140) one located on each side of load drum one on each side of boom drum one on each end of jack shaft on the load one on each end of jack shaft on the boom one on the dial indicator chain (sprocket side) one located on each brake Lock and tag out electric motor before removing  guard to grease Grease three fittings on each end of the electrical motor coupler in the unit house Grease one grease fitting on each end of the electrical motor for bearings one pump, once a month lubricate the ring gear using molly gear lube on the load line drum (as needed) door located on top middle of the guard on the far side of the load drum 5.  Drilling Put in drill rig Remove all personnel from hole instruct topman to hook to the drill rig place in low speed pick up drill rig Over-ride the upper limit to get over the fence ensure the make-up does not go into the point sheave swing over the shaft Ensure you are centered on  shaft using center mark on boom drum and center mark on the swing circle Ensure drill is entirely steady after placing over the shaft steady up (if necessary) by having someone stand in crows nest to steady the rig with a wooden loading pole lower drill rig to the bottom allowing for the height of the drill rig Allow 3 wraps of cable to cover the height of the drill rig on the MCH200 stop at 3 wraps and ease to the bottom of shaft observe pressure gauge - pressure will reduce when rig is on the bottom raise approximately 1 foot swing drill off center set drill back on the bottom shut hoist off travel to the No. 2 hoist house ensure topman is in crows nest send in mantrip on mantrip center Once personnel are on the bottom, pull bucket back out and place on ground out of way Shut No. 2 hoist off Return to No. 1 hoist wait for signal from hole boss to center rig in shaft wait for signal from hole boss to lower rig onto blocks observe pressure gauge for dropping pressure allow a small amount of slack in the cable CAUTION:  These moves are made very slowly and deliberately.  Requires clear communication between hole boss and hoistman.  If unsure of communications, stop until clear. shut hoist off travel back to No. 2 Hoist Instruct topman to unhook shaft bucket place hook on water tank Pick up out of holder ensuring it is steady Place on proper water center Lower into the hole on high speed Stop 2 wraps before steady switch to low speed wait for signal from hole boss lower water tank down (upon signal) until you receive a signal to stop Set hoist on dog and set brake Place reference mark on cable this will serve as a guide for future entry into the hole stop 2 wraps above steady mark wait for bell before lowering to reference mark Pull drill rig Upon signal from hole foreman, go to No. 1 Hoist pick up drill rig off of blocks approximately 1 - 1 1/2 feet this allows crew to remove blocking and load materials onto drill rig at the end of cycle travel to No. 2 Hoist house Instruct topman to hook up mantrip lower mantrip down to steady mark wait on signal from hole boss lower mantrip bucket to bottom Ensure topman is in crows nest Wait for bell signal to raise mantrip to surface Once mantrip is on surface, travel back to No. 1 Hoist House Pull drill rig on low speed Over-ride the upper limit to get over the fence ensure the make-up does not go into the point sheave swing drill rig back to drill rig pad lower to ground instruct topman to unhook swing empty hook over and leave hanging over the backhoe shut hoist off travel back to No. 2 Hoist to begin blasting cycle 6.  Blasting Ensure topman is in crows nest lower mantrip with men back into the hole wait for signal from hole boss to raise bucket and swing into position to remove bull hose Once bull line is removed on signal, lower bucket back down to bottom on center to allow workers to exit bucket raise bucket on signal and place outside instruct topman to unhook shaft bucket and hook up powder magazine ensure loading poles and blow pipe are secured to the magazine Pick up magazine Ensure bottom of magazine is clean before lowering into hole center magazine and lower into hole stop at steady mark and wait for signal upon signal, lower slowly until you are signaled to stop (usually 6 - 8" from bottom) prevents stray current from outside source coming in contact with the magazine Wait for signal to pull magazine out of hole instruct topman to unhook magazine and hook up to gravel bucket Raise gravel bucket enough for topman to clean bottom of bucket and trim the top Lower into  hole on center stopping at steady mark wait for signal before lowering gravel bucket to bottom crew will unhook gravel bucket Upon signal, pull up the empty hook Instruct topman to hook up to bulk loader Raise bulk loader enough to allow topman to clean and trim Lower into  hole on center stopping at steady mark Stop approximately 3' above ground to allow crew to connect hoses Wait for signal to raise bulk loader slowly until signaled to stop Wait for signal to lower bulk loader again to remove hoses Wait for signal to pull bulk loader back out of the hole Instruct topman to unhook bulk loader and send empty hook back into the hole stopping at the steady mark Wait for signal to lower empty hook to pick up empty gravel bucket Wait for signal to pull empty gravel bucket back out of hole Instruct topman to hook back up to shaft bucket Wait for signal to send shaft bucket back in stopping at steady mark Wait on signal to lower shaft bucket 3 - 4 " above ground Wait for signal to raise bucket to remove remaining hoses wait for signal to lower bucket to bottom Wait for signal to raise bucket w/materials and phone Instruct topman to unhook bucket with materials and remove from hook If within 100 - 150 feet of top of hole or when applicable, send in blasting mats Instruct topman to hook empty bucket back up Place electric cap in bucket Lower bucket back down into hole to steady mark Wait for signal to lower bucket 3 - 4 inches above bottom Wait for signal for raise mantrip Ensure topman is in crows nest If topman is not in crow’s nest, sound horn three times to alert the extraction of personnel from shaft Lower bucket to ground Allow crew to exit Shut hoist down 7.  Hoisting Personnel CAUTION:  slower speeds may be required if there is other equipment in the hole or immediately after a blast Subtopic Place bucket alongside shaft on the ground Allow personnel to enter mantrip bucket raise bucket approximately 4 - 5 feet to allow for cleaning underneath bucket Instruct topman to be in crows nest anytime no one is on the bottom Place the No. 1 Hoist (MCH200) in personnel mode Ensures compliance with regulations for speed and this is the only way to engage over-speed on this hoist Keep speed under 500 feet per minute on either hoist MCH140 requires manual speed control Slow to less than 200 feet per minute within 100 feet of a stop on either hoist Stop at the steady mark if persons are in the hole; otherwise, continue to bottom Maintain constant communication via radio with fireboss, and crew leader while they are conducting any examination