The maintenance system presented in this manual, if
a n d documentation
requirements for continued NAVFAC certification.
Provides guidance to identify maintenance actions,
frequencies and procedures for typical hyperbaric systems and
Provides guidance to determine test and acceptance
criteria for work accomplished on hyperbaric systems and addresses
the quality assurance (QA) guidance necessary to establish required
QA procedures in support of maintenance documentation requirements.
SCOPE AND INTENT OF MANUAL
General Areas Covered in Manual. This Hyperbaric
Facilities Maintenance Manual is broken down into the following
Introduction, Scope and Organization.
Maintenance, Repair, Alterations and Overhauls.
Material Control and Provisioning
Other areas of major concern, such as testing, inspection and
safety, a r e addressed in conjunction with the above major
Intended Users of Manual. This manual is primarily
intended for use by hyperbaric facility managers, system operators
and maintenance technicians.
Others who may find this manual of
benefit include the host activity Public Works Office, facility
planners and design agencies.
Backaround. Prior to the issuance of this manual
NAVFAC maintenance system which
there was no established
Maintaining these facilities at a high level of confidence with
respect to the safety of occupants and system operators is of
Due to the life-critical nature of such
facilities and the unique components and materials used in these
hyperbaric man-rated facilities have been developed and are
This manual delineates a NAVFAC maintenance
system for hyperbaric facilities including planning, procedures and
required documentation for components, equipment, pressure vessels