Table 3-2. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for the STEPO-I(Cont)
A - After Operation
Q - Quarterly
Item To Be
Check For And Have Repaired
Or Adjusted As Necessary
Compressed oxygen hazard. Replace
the rebreather oxygen bottle if it is
suspected to be leaking. Damaged
oxygen bottles must be repaired ONLY
by personnel trained and certified to
accomplish such work. Tampering with
damaged oxygen bottles could result in
personnel injury or death due to
combustion or sudden release of high
Ensure bottle is pressurized and
Bottle is below 2,400
indicates 2,400 PSIG and date of last
PSIG or date of last
hydrostatic test is current.
hydrostatic test is not
The hydrostatic test date is on the
label or stamped on the cylinder
near the neck.
Check hydrostatic test date.
Test date is over 3
Inspect webbing for rips, tears,
Webbing is ripped or
missing or broken buckles and
torn or buckles are
broken or missing.
The rebreather system shall be tested
before initial wear, after each use,
monthly, after specified maintenance
and when damage is suspected due
to a visual inspection or poor
Perform leak test. (See
Fails the leak test.
Perform oxygen constant flow
Fails the test.
test. (See paragraph 3-10.4.3)
Ensure a battery available.
Battery is not
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