TM 5-814-3/AFM 88-11, Volume III
(11) Sludge digestion tanks will be segregated from the rest of the plant and provided with liquid-level
indicators or alarms.
(12) Good ventilation and a combustible-gas indicator will be provided for protection against any leakage
in the gas-collection piping and appurtenances.
(13) A suitable facility for quick drenching or flushing of the eyes will be provided within the laboratory
for immediate, emergency use.
(14) Piping and valves in the chlorine room will be color-coded with a primary color of brown and a
secondary color of green.
b. Safety equipment. Facilities for the following safety equipment must be provided for at the plant:
-- Safety harness with lifeline;
-- First-aid kit;
-- Fire extinguishers (type suitable for anticipated fires);
-- A portable, combustible-gas indicator where sludge gas is collected;
-- An oxygen deficiency indicator;
-- Hydrogen sulfide and carbon monoxide indicators;
-- A portable air blower;
-- Two or more canister masks or demand-type, compressed-air masks certified by the National Institute
for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH);
-- A self-contained breathing apparatus;
-- Miner's safety-cap lights.
c. Quick shower. A suitable facility for quick drenching or flushing of the eyes and body will be provided
within the laboratory and other areas where chemicals are handled, stored or used except when water
presence is a hazard with the chemical.