Table 2-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and ServicesContinued
Plastic water bag
Tears, cuts, holes, cracks, breaks, or
abrasions; sharp crease or wrinkle;
attaching components loose or missing;
foreign material on bag inside which may
damage container or injure user.
Emergency drinking water
Can: corroded or rusty; severe dents;
punctures; vacuum retention test
Packets: punctures or other evidence
of damage to packets; expiration
date of packet.
Dents, cracks, corrosion; sharp edges,
burrs, or slivers; cleanliness.
Breaks or dents in container; evidence
of seepage or leakage; illegible
Smoke and illumination
Damage, severe dent, or deformity;
broken seals; labeling on day and
night ends; embossed projections on
night end available.
Rust or corrosion; missing fivets;
loose clevis; burrs or rough protru-
sions on handle; blades hard to open;
nicks or burrs on blades; cutting edge
dull; punch blade dull and point is
blunt; the spring blades not broken.
Scratches, chips, cracks, distortion;
illegible operating instructions; bro-
ken or missing lanyard.
Fishing gill net
Evidence of package damaged or opened.
Snare wire (20-foot-long)
Kinks, twists, cracks, slivers.
Plastic ball whistle
Cork ball, eyelet rivet, or helical split
ring missing; body cracked or bro-
ken; cracks, chips, or broken edges
on mouthpiece; evidence of dirt or
other foreign material; lanyard torn,
cut, or missing.
Item to be