Table 3-2. Organizational Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (Continued)
M - Monthly
Item to be Inspected
CHECK AMMONIA ABSORBER (CONTINUED)
First Aid: If ammonia is spilled on skin,
promptly wash with plenty of water. Re-
move 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. Any-
one overcome by ammonia should be re-
moved to fresh air at once. Refer to
FM21-11 and apply artificial respiration.
Use oxygen if breathing 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.
Check the windows of the absorber con-
tainer for a blue tint. If blue tint is
observed, service as follows.