2-11. Postdive Procedures - continued.
Table 2-6. Postdive Procedures - CONT
4. Clean equipment.
Disinfect oral-nasal mask and nose clearing device with Betadine
solution and wipe dry.
If no further dives are to be conducted, proceed to step 5.
5. Disconnect umbilical.
Disconnect umbilical air hose and emergency air supply hose from the
side valve. Disconnect the communications cable from the
Be sure that air is turned off at supply source and
pressure is bled down.
6. Inspect and clean equipment.
a. Rinse the diver-worn equipment and umbilical thoroughly; air or
b. Turn on air supply and blow side block and demand regulator clean
c. Inspect all equipment for damage, tag as appropriate.
d. Allow all gear to dry thoroughly before storing.
7. Postmission maintenance.
Perform postmission maintenance and any additional cleaning as
Inventory the helmet and ancillary equipment to be sure all component
assemblies are complete.
9. Maintenance actions required.
Repair or replace all defective items prior to next dive.
2-12. Decals and Instruction Plates.
Manufacturer's decals are located on both the right and left sides of the helmet.
SECTION IV. OPERATION UNDER UNUSUAL CONDITIONS
2-13. Operation In Poor Visibility Conditions.
If conditions, such as poor visibility, hamper the effectiveness of the diver, notify dive station immediately.
Diver and dive partner return to dive station. Poor visibility caused by operations in sandy or heavy oil
environment may require increased maintenance and the replacement of rubber parts on a more frequent