Table 2-3. Daily Predive Procedures (Cont).
Air Whip/Umbilical Hose.
Remove the protective cap from the diver end of the umbilical
hose and inspect the fitting for corrosion or damage.
Inspect the hose gasket for damage or deterioration. Ensure it
is lightly lubricated with an approved lubricant.
Connect the air whip to the umbilical hose. Tighten firmly using
Commercially available detergent, has proven to be
an adequate defogging agent.
Apply an approved defogger to the interior surfaces of the viewports.
Wipe off any excess.
5. DRESS ASSEMBLY
Inspect jocking harness hardware for corrosion or damage.
Check the operation of the harness latch, latch locking pin, and
strap adjusters.Ensure they operate freely and secure properly.
Apply a light film of lubricant.
Inspect the harness webbing for frayed areas and worn or loose
(4) Ensure grommets are in good, reliable condition.
Inspect the drysuit for tears, punctures, defective seams, and
Ensure the zipper teeth are not loose, damaged, corroded or
Apply a thin film of lubricant to the zipper. Exercise the zipper to
ensure free operation.