HYPERBARIC FACILITY INSPECTION AND AUDIT GUIDE
Area: RECOMPRESSION CHAMBER
Have all Roylyn gages had a comparative check within the last 6 months
and all other gages calibrated within the past year?
Are recompression treatment tables readily available to the chamber
Are the NEDU and NMRI 24-hour phone watch numbers posted for use
in requesting medical consultation or other assistance? U.S. Navy
Diving Manual, page 8-21.
Is there a ball-type gage valve between the chamber and relief valve,
lock-wired open and a warning posted?
Is relief valve set at 110 psi and tagged with pressure setting, date set
and testing activity?
Are valve handwheels color-coded and identified, lines color-coded
and labeled and proved with flow direction arrows? NAVFAC DM,
HYPERBARIC FACILITIES, page 207a.
Are all gages labeled and proved with isolation valves?
Has chamber been pressure-tested within the last two years? U.S. Navy
Diving Manual, Appendix D, page D-14.
Are the exhaust ports guarded to prevent injury during decompression
and venting, and are they free from sharp edges and burrs?