Table 2-4. Donning Procedures (Cont).
5. DON THE JOCKING
Straighten the jocking harness and secure the shoulder straps in
place with the Velcro shoulder tabs. Snap the jocking straps into the
breech ring jocking harness brackets.
Wrap the harness chest strap Velcro tab around the left shoulder
strap and press in place.
Pull the crotch strap to the front and slide the waist belt link through
the modified V-rings on the crotch strap and the front jocking strap.
Fasten the waist belt latch and secure the locking pin. Ensure the
waist strap is low on the diver's waist.
Adjust the waist belt and shoulder straps. Adjust the crotch strap.
Cross the rear jocking straps and, with the diver holding the front of
the breech ring in position, adjust and secure both rear jocking straps.
6. INSERT WEIGHTS
Insert the thigh weights and calf weights into the pockets; insert hip
weights if additional weight is required.
Press the velcro pocket flaps shut and secure the wraparound thigh
and calf restrainers.
With the diver fully dressed and ready to don the helmet, inspect to
ensure the dress is correct in all respects.
8. DON THE HELMET
Ensure air is available to the helmet, and the air
supply valve is opened slightly before placing the
helmet on the diver.Exhaust valve shall be fully
Seat the diver and lower the helmet into place taking care not to strike
the diver's head, figure 2-7.Align the helmet (1) and lower breech
ring lugs (2)and press the helmet firmly into place.
Slide quick release pins (3) into place, figure 2-8 and secure with
safety pins (4).
Lead the umbilical and whips under the left arm to the V-ring at the
waist. Secure with the spinnaker-type snap shackle, ensuring it is
properly locked.Ensure quick release cord is attached and in good