Section Il. OPERATION UNDER USUAL CONDITIONS
2-1. CHECK AMMONIA SUPPLY.
Ammonia vapor may cause injury or death. Do not breathe vapor.
Ensure adequate ventilation before servicing or operating Reproduc-
Ammonia may cause eye injury or blindness. Wear eye protection
before servicing ammonia system.
Ammonia may cause skin burns or irritation. Do not let ammonia
contact skin or clothing.
First Aid: If ammonia is spilled on skin, promptly wash with
plenty of water. Remove clothing if necessary to wash off affected
area. If eyes are affected, rinse with fresh water as soon as possible.
Continue for at least 15 minutes. Anyone overcome by ammonia fumes
should be removed to fresh air at once. Refer to FM21-11 and apply
artificial respiration. Use oxygen if beathing is labored or has stopped.
Obtain medical attention at once in cases of eye contact, burns to nose
or throat, or if person is unconscious,
Inspect ammonia bottle.
A minimum of 4 to 5 inches (102 to 127 mm) of air space is required at top of liquid.
Ammonia in excess of amount specified must be removed and stored for future use. Refer
to next higher level of maintenance.