2-32. GROUNDING PROCEDURE.
Grounding Rod Installation.
Electric power generating equipment must be grounded as a safety precaution. Stray
electrical current can injure or kill personnel and damage the equipment.
Ensure MASTER DISCONNECT switch is in the OFF position. Failure to comply may
result in serious injury or death to personnel.
Grounding rod must be driven in ground at least 8 feet. Failure to comply may result in
serious injury or death to personnel.
Two piece grounding rod is stowed in tool rack on rear wall inside shelter.
Open generator door (1) and remove three piece grounding rod (2).
It may be necessary to assemble grounding rod as it is being installed into the ground.
Locate grounding rod close to right front corner of FRS.
Install grounding rod (2) at least 8 feet into the ground. Grounding rod must be buried below the
Remove wingnut (3) and attach static cable (4) to grounding terminal (5) on corner of FRS and install
If further grounding procedures are necessary, refer to FM 5-424.