NBC contaminated filters must be handled using adequate
precautions (FM 3-5) and must be disposed of by trained personnel.
After Nuclear, Biological, or Chemical (NBC) exposure of this
vehicle, all air filters shall be handled with extreme caution.
Unprotected personnel may experience injury or death if residual
toxic agents or radioactive material are present. Servicing
personnel will wear protective overgarments, mask, hood, and
chemical protective gloves and boots. All contaminated air filters
will be placed into double-lined plastic bags and moved
immediately to a temporary segregation area away from the work
site. If contaminated by radioactive dust, the Company NBC team
will measure the radiation before removal. The NBC team will
determine the extent of safety procedures required. The
temporary segregation area will be marked with the appropriate
NBC signs. Final disposal of contaminated air filters will be in
accordance with local Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
Failure to observe above warnings may result in injury or death.
(3) Remove nut and washer assembly (9) securing filter element (10) to
stud (12) and pull filter element (10) from air cleaner assembly (11).
(4) Place cover (8) and clamp (7) back on air cleaner assembly (11) to
prevent dirt and dust from entering air induction system while cleaning filter