NATO - ADIVP-06
DIVING SYSTEMS - OXYGEN CLEANING PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS
|Publication Date:||1 March 2016|
1. The aim of this agreement is to enhance the effectiveness of NATO forces when conducting joint diving operations, through the adoption of a uniform and safe level of cleanliness in systems using pure oxygen or oxygen-rich gas.
2. Specific aims are:
a. To specify cleaning methods for diving systems using pure oxygen or oxygen-rich gas.
b. To specify safe levels of cleanliness for diving systems using pure oxygen or oxygen-rich gas.
c. To specify a technique for validation of oxygen cleanliness.
d. To facilitate rationalization of supply arrangements through the specification of standard oxygen cleaning systems, whose effectiveness is known and agreed.
e. To specify standards of handling and packaging, which ensure maintenance of cleanliness standards of cleaned equipment.
f. To allow the exchange of diving apparatus between members nations.
g. To allow diving teams to clean apparatus to a uniform level when hosted by any member nation.