Equipment for Personnel
disinfect your hands. The following two cleansers
are authorized for this purpose:
The following equipment must be used by
personnel who maintain CHT systems:
IODINE BASE: Detergent, surgical antiseptic
sudsing skin cleanser; Prepodyne surgical scrub (use
Coveralls (one set for each individual)
like liquid hand soap-full strength with water and
lather); NSN 9P7930-00-282-9699, 1 gallon, NSN
Goggles and faceshield (one set for each
9 P 7 9 3 0 - 0 0 - 9 8 5 - 6 9 1 1 , 5 gallons, NSN 9P
7930-00-282-9700, 50 gallons.
Hood-type hats (one set for each individual)
S U R G I C A L SOAP: Betadine; NSN 9G
Plastic bags (one for rubber boots and
gloves and one for coveralls)
The following housekeeping, sanitary, and
hygienic practices must be followed:
--If you connect or disconnect sewage transfer
Equipment/Facilities Within CHT Spaces
until after you have washed your hands and changed
The following equipment/facilities must be
available within all CHT spaces:
--If you perform maintenance activities where
connect or disconnect sewage hoses, you must wear
rubber gloves, rubber boots, coveralls, and a
At least one of the disinfectant or detergent
items listed in the Decks, Bulkheads, and
Equipment section and one listed in the
--Use standard stock detergent and hot water to
wash down areas, surfaces, and fittings that are
contaminated with sewage. If required, follow with
Hand drying facilities
an authorized disinfectant.
Plastic trash can bags
--Make regular use of the washup facilities
provided in or adjacent to the CHT pump spaces to
minimize the spread of contaminated products.
--If your shipmates work in sewage spaces or on
You must not enter contaminated spaces/tanks
CHT equipment, caution them against smoking,
without protective equipment and clothing.
eating, or drinking before they wash up thoroughly
with hot water and soap.
Put on protective clothing and equipment. You
should use an approved respirator (1) before
When you complete any CHT maintenance, you
entering a contaminated compartment and (2) when
must wash affected areas with a solution of hot
entering CHT tanks. Before leaving contaminated
water and stock detergent.
spaces, take the following precautions:
1. Scrub the affected areas with hot water and
stock detergent. Then follow with an authorized
disinfectant if necessary.
The following standards have been established
as guidance to those responsible for maintaining
2. Remove protective clothing and equipment.
CHT sewage systems aboard ship.