Close the access door while holding on to the door handle. Don’t
let the door slam shut!
Photo by Spc. Anthony Ford
Operators, it’s easy to get in the habit of letting the bridge boat’s engine access door slam shut after you’ve done checks and services. Don’t
let that happen.
Grasp the handle
The weight of the door will cause unnecessary damage to the door’s shock absorber. Over time, the shock absorbers will wear out prematurely.
Hold the handle while closing the door
Always hold on to the door’s handle and slowly close the door shut.