Table 2-1. Operator Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services for the STEPO-I (Cont)
B - Before Operation
D - During Operation
Item To Be
Check For And Have Repaired
Or Adjusted As Necessary
Operate the switch to ensure it
Pump fails to start.
is working properly.
Rotate valve to ensure it is
Valve fails to
Inspect for missing or broken
Buckles are broken
buckles. Ensure proper fit.
or missing. Proper
fit cannot be made
Inspect webbing for rips or
Webbing is ripped or
Section III. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
GENERAL. This section provides instructions for donning, adjusting, operating and doffing the STEPO-I
ensemble using the EBA tethered system and the rebreather system under normal operating conditions.
USING THE STEPO-I IN THE TETHER MODE.
DONNING THE ENCAPSULATING PROTECTIVE SUIT USING THE TETHER MODE.
Refer to items 1 through 12 of Table 2-1 for operator PMCS for the encapsulating protective suit.
Refer to item 13 of Table 2-1 for operator PMCS for the tether line.
Refer to items 14 through 26 of Table 2-1 for operator PMCS for the emergency breathing apparatus (EBA).