Table 2-2. Predive Setup Procedures - CONT
4. Connect and check
a. Connect communications cable to helmet whip and wrap with
b. Check communications.
2-7. Donning Procedures.
Table 2-3 provides the procedural steps that must be followed when donning the helmet. The experienced
diver may want his (her) tender to assist in the donning procedures. However, until the procedures are well
known, it is recommended that the diver dress himself (herself). This will help in the event of unforeseen
Table 2-3. Donning Procedures
1. Don thermal protection suit, if
The hood of the wet/dry suit should never be worn
inside the helmet. The neck dam seal, communi-
cations, and diver's breathing will be adversely
2. Don harness.
Place diver's harness over his shoulder and around his chest.
Don Integrated Diver's Vest
Procedures are the same as harness.
(IDV) (for dives deeper than