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SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS
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SELF CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS
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RESPIRATOR CARTRIDGES AND GAS MASK CONTAINERS
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HEARING CONSERVATION AND NOISE ABATEMENT Hearing loss is recognized as an occupational hazard related to certain trades. For example, gunfire and rocket fire produce high- intensity impulse or blast noises, which can cause hearing loss. Hearing loss has been and continues to be a serious concern. Therefore, the Navy has developed a hearing conservation program
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HEARING CONSERVATION PROGRAM The program requires the following preventive measures:
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HEARING CONSERVATION PROGRAM (CONT) Education is vital to the overall success of a hearing conservation program. Make sure your personnel receive instruction in and understand the rationale for the following elements of the hearing conservation program:1.Proper wearing and maintenance of hearing-protective devices2.The command program and personnel responsibilities for off-duty practices to help protect hearing
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HEARING CONSERVATION PROGRAM (CONT) If your personnel must work in hazardous noise areas or with equipment that produces sound levels greater than 84 dB or peak sound pressure levels of 140 dB , enter them in a hearing testing program.
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HEAT STRESS PROGRAM
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HEAT STRESS PROGRAM (CONT) Heat stress has occurred in engineering spaces, laundries, sculleries, steam catapult spaces, and workshops aboard our ships. Conduct heat stress surveys in your work area at the following times. 1. When the watch or work station’s dry-bulb temperature exceeds 100°F 2. During conditions of unusually high heat or moisture 3. Before conducting engineering casualty drills 4. During operations in hot, humid climates 5. During the performance of exceptionally arduous work 6. During engineering plant restoration after actual casualties
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SIGHT CONSERVATION Personnel must wear eye protection while performing any eye-hazardous operations.
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