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Section IV. SALT WATER OPERATIONS
1-17. General. This section contains the cleaning procedures for the rescue hoist.
a. Preparation for Cleaning.
Before cleaning the rescue hoist assembly, cover the control panel assembly and
b. Cable Assembly.
To prevent injury, wear leather gloves when handling cable assembly.
Reel the cable assembly off the storage drum into a large container filled with fresh water and allow to soak
for two hours.
Ensure electrical connectors and control panel are covered to prevent salt water from intruding.
Spray storage drum and winch assembly housing interior with fresh water.
Lubricating oil is toxic to the skin, eyes and respirator tract. Avoid skin and eye contact. Good general
ventilation is normally adequate.