DONNING THE ENCAPSULATING PROTECTIVE SUIT USING THE TETHER MODE. (CONT)
Leave suit unzipped until ready to enter the contaminated area.
When ready to enter the contaminated area, complete donning and close slide fastener (22) and hook and pile
fastener tape storm flap (23).
Enter the contaminated area.
OPERATING THE EBA.
Breathe normally. The EBA automatically satisfies any requirements based on the physical activity, condition,
experience and emotional state of the user.
Limited air supply in the tether mode. Leave the area immediately when the EBA warning light begins to flash. A
flashing warning light indicates the remote air supply has failed and less than 6 to 8 minutes at 40 liters per minute of air
is available from the EBA. Failure to leave the area immediately and decontaminate could result in personnel death due
Should the remote air supply fail, the user automatically begins breathing from the EBA cylinder. The warning
light will begin flashing when the cylinder pressure drops below 1,950 PSIG, warning the user to leave the
DOFFING THE ENCAPSULATING PROTECTIVE SUIT WITH THE TETHER MODE.
Personnel contamination hazard. All equipment must be decontaminated in accordance
with local SOP. Failure to decontaminate properly could result in personnel injury or
death due to contamination.
Perform decontamination procedures in accordance with the local Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).