Two personnel are required to be on the tail lift to remove the far bank support pin and one
extra person is required to operate the tail lift.
DANGER OF PERSONNEL SLIPPING. THE TAIL LIFT PLATFORM IS AT AN ANGLE
WHEN SUPPORTING THE WEIGHT OF THE FAR BANK SUPPORT.
Raise the tail lift until the far bank support is resting in the tail lift cradle.
Do not lift the far bank support with the tail lift.
Attach a crane with slings to the far bank support.
Support the weight of the far bank support with the crane.
When carrying out maintenance on the Far Bank Support ensure that it remains in the
upright position, this will prevent oil spillage from the hydraulic reservoir.
Remove the two socket head screws (4) and washers from the pin keep plate (5).
Remove the pin keep plate (5).
Remove the pin (3).
The two personnel on the tail lift are to ensure the far bank support remains upright.
Lower the tail lift to the ground and also lower the far bank support to the ground with the
Move the far bank support to a suitable working surface.
Remove the crane and slings.
Examine all threaded components for wear and damage.
Examine the pin for wear and damage.
Change components as required.
Attach the crane and slings.
Place the far bank support in the tail lift cradle with two personnel to hold the far bank
Lift the far bank support up and align it with the forward launch beam.
At the same time raise the tail lift.
Align the far bank support (1) with the forward launch beam (2).
Insert the pin (3) through the forward launch beam (2) and the far bank support (1).