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High Explosive




HE

Heat: No fire or open flames within 50ft


Shock: No rough handling


Friction: only use approved containers




Wear gloves, wash hands


Protective gear for smoke and fumes

Fragmentation




Frag

Wear proper protective gear (helmet, body armor, eye pro)




Have appropriate frontal and overhead cover




Limit personnel at site

Jet

Stay clear from front of munitions down range hazard




Approach 45 from the rear




Assume PE




Dispose of small quantities in a single layer in a pit in such a manner that precludes the explosive jet from forming

Piezoelectric




PE

Do not stress nose




Observe EMR and static




Move item remotely

Electromagnetic Radiation




EMR

Turn down or turn off all transmitters in the vicinity of the UXO. Do not introduce any new signals




Insulate and shield

Static

Properly ground bare skin to earth




Wear non-conducting equipment

Ejection




Eject

Approach 45 from the rear




Stay clear of any ejection hazard




45 from the rear is considered a side approach

Fire

Do not allow and heat or spark producing material in the area




Have proper protective equipment




Have adequate fire fighting material. Take fire precautions for munitions with pyrophoric liners, incendiary mixtures and illuminant compositions

White Phosphorus




WP

Do not crush or break crusted phosphorous residue, it may ignite if subject to friction, or if the crust is broken




Submerge item or residue in wet sand




Wear proper protective equipment (full face shield and asbestos or leather gloves)




Decontaminate confined spaces in which red phosphorous devices have been burned

Cocked Striker




CS

Do not drop, jar, or strike ordnance unless directed to by 60 series




Perform procedure remotely

Booby Trap




BT

Check all items for tampering and modification




Enter and exit on same cleared path




May be incorporated into most types of ordnance

Wait Time




WT

Allow capacitors to bleed down in electrical fuzes, or functioning of slow burning pyrotechnic fuzes




30 min WT for pyrotechnic delay fuzes


1 hr WT for unknown electrical fuzes


3 hr WT for unknown guided missiles

Variable Time




VT

Do not permit vehicles or personnel to pass in front of munitions, approach 45 from the rear




Do not approach any ordnance with VT fusing until after prescribed WT




Observe EMR and static




Turn off radio frequency energy in the area

Magnetic




Mag

Do not approach ordnance with any tools or metallic objects




Allow no movement of ferrous material in the vicinity of the UXO




Do not disturb or move ordnance




Do not turn off any power lines, motors, or generators

Clockwork




CW

Do not attempt to reset or reinsert any safing device




Establish remote listening post

Movement




Move

Do not move unless absolutely necessary




Conduct initial movement remotely




Do not depress plungers, turn canes, rotate spindles, or move levers, setting rings, or any external fitting on the ordnance or fuze

Seismic/Acoustic

Do not talk or create noise within 75 feet




Take full acoustic precautions within 30 ft by restricting necessary noise or vibration to a period of 1 second duration followed by a minimum period of 3 seconds of silence




Tape or insulate tools. Do not let equipment rattle

Chemical

Have proper protective equipment readily available




Have appropriate first aid equipment available for toxic chemical agents




Approach from an upwind direction




Observe chemical precautions as given in the 60 series manual on C/B agents