FREON SPILL DRILL
To train damage control personnel in spill cleanup procedures and equipment use.
SUPPORT SERVICES REQUIRED:
As approved by ISIC
Ship is in port. Piping failure leads to complete venting of refrigerant from reefer deck into an
AC machinery room. The body of one individual is visible from the access hatch/door.
SCENARIO II: Ship is underway. Misalignment of valve causes venting of refrigerant into AC machinery
room. The body of one individual is visible from the access hatch/door.
1. INITIAL PROCEDURES:
a. Spill stopped and reported to DCC
b. Ship reports spill via OPREP-3, Navy Blue or Unit SITREP, and Oil Spill Report, OPNAVINST.
2. DAMAGE ASSESSMENT:
a. Isolate area
b. Breakout equipment to retrieve injured personnel
c. Determine freon vapor concentration in the air
d. Select protective equipment and clothing based on findings
3. REPAIR TASKS:
a. Breakout spill cleanup equipment and stage materials in the local area
b. Dress out personnel in appropriate protective equipment provided in the spill cleanup kit
c. Remove injured personnel and provide first aid
d. Contain liquid spill using Wing materials or other equipment
e. Stage equipment and materials to maximize efficiency
f. Separate contaminated materials for disposal
g. Commence cleanup operations using absorbent pads and other equipment
h. Collect contaminated materials for reuse or segregate for disposal
i. Continue cleaning until no visible sign of liquid is present and vapor concentration level is below 10
percent of the LEL
j. Containerize contaminated materials in preparation for transportation and disposal
k. Restore unused materials
1. Decontaminate personnel and equipment
m. Package residual contaminated materials for disposal
Figure 1-5.Spill drill for freon.