C13 and C15 Generator Sets Safety Messages Caterpillar


Safety Messages
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1.1. Universal Warning (1)
2.1. Automatic Starting (2)
3.1. Hot Surface (3)
4.1. Electrical Shock (4)
5.1. Electrocution (5)
6.1. Crush (6)

There may be several specific safety messages on your generator set. The exact location and a description of the safety messages are reviewed in this section. Become familiar with all safety messages.

Ensure that all the safety messages are legible. Clean the safety messages or replace the safety messages if the words cannot be read or if the illustrations are not visible. Use a cloth, water, and soap to clean the safety messages. Do not use solvents, gasoline, or other harsh chemicals. Solvents, gasoline, or harsh chemicals could loosen the adhesive that secures the safety messages. The safety messages that are loosened could drop off the engine.

Replace any safety message that is damaged or missing. If a safety message is attached to a part of the engine that is replaced, install a new safety message on the replacement part. Your AVSpare dealer can provide new safety messages.

------ WARNING! ------

Electrical backfeed into a utility's distribution system can cause property damage, severe injury, or death. Do not connect generator to a building's main switch has been used to isolate the building from the utility power system. For permanent installations, connection shall only be a double throw switch as to isolate the building from a utility power system. Consult a qualified technician for proper use and installation. Comply with all applicable laws and electrical codes.




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Left side view of the generator set enclosure


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Right side view of the enclosure


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Left side view of open generator set


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Right side view of the open generator set

Universal Warning (1)

This safety message is on the sides of the enclosure, and on the enclosure for the control panel.



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------ WARNING! ------

Do not operate or work on this equipment unless you have read and understand the instructions and warnings in the Operation and Maintenance Manuals. Failure to follow the instructions or heed the warnings could result in serious injury or death.


Automatic Starting (2)

This safety message is on the sides of the enclosure and on the enclosure for the control panel.



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------ WARNING! ------

When the engine is in the AUTOMATIC mode, the engine can start at any moment. To avoid personal injury, always remain clear of the the engine when the engine is in the AUTOMATIC mode.


Hot Surface (3)

This safety message is on the top and sides of the enclosure, as well as near the exhaust, on the aftercooler, and on generator.



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------ WARNING! ------

Hot parts or hot components can cause burns or personal injury. Do not allow hot parts or components to contact your skin. Use protective clothing or protective equipment to protect your skin.


Electrical Shock (4)

The safety message for electrical shock is on the enclosure for the control panel.



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------ WARNING! ------

WARNING! Shock/Electrocution Hazard! Read and understand the instructions and warnings in the Operation and Maintenance Manual. Failure to follow the instructions or heed the warnings could cause serious injury or death.


Electrocution (5)

This safety message is on the top and sides of the generator, and on the enclosure for the circuit breaker.



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------ DANGER! ------

DANGER: Shock/Electrocution Hazard-Do not operate this equipment or work on this equipment unless you have read and understand the instructions and warnings in the Operation and Maintenance Manual. Failure to follow the instructions or heed the warnings will result in serious injury or death.


Crush (6)

This safety message is on the sides of enclosed generator sets. This safety message is also on the base for open generator sets.



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------ WARNING! ------

Crushing hazard! Read and understand the instructions and warnings in the Operation and Maintenance manual. Failure to follow the instructions or heed the warnings could cause serious injury or death.


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