2-9. INITIAL ADJUSTMENTS AND CHECKS (Cont'd).
Death or severe injury can occur from explosion, fire, or chlorine gas caused by contamination of
hypochlorite solution with moisture, organic matter, or other chemicals. Use only clean. dry
utensils when handling solution Do not add solution to any dispensing device containing
residue or another substance
Check that all tubes (chemical suction hose, for example) are connected
Check that foot valve Is in reservoir, and reser\fs20 oil Is clean
Ensure all valves on hypochloriliation unit are open (1). not shut (2)
2-10. OPERATING PROCEDURES.
Hypochlorite Is caustic and can cause severe chemical burns To avoid injury.
Wear required protective clothing any time you are handling calcium hypochlorite
If hypochlorite solution comes In contact with skin or eyes, flush immediately with large
amounts of water, and seek medical attention
If hypochlorite solution spills on equipment, rinse with large amounts of water.