REVIEW NUMBER 10 ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS Q1. THROUGH Q4.
A1. The primary cause of accidents involving handling equipment is carelessness or
unfamiliarity with the use and limitations of handling equipment, failure to
observe safety precautions, orders, and regulations about handling and stowing
ammunition and explosives.
A2. To operate handling equipment that carries explosives, you must be qualified and
certified according to OPNAVINST 8023.2 (series).
A3. Equipment, such as slings, bands, beams, and strongbacks, is weight tested at 200
to 215 percent of its SWL.
A4. If the date and results of the latest static test are not current or not marked on the
equipment, don't use it.