For protection against environmental condition, insure
you keep all flight clothing and equipment which includes
the aircraft crewmember's helmet and sunglasses.
It available, the aircraft crewmember's helmet shall be
worn with the visor locking In the unlocked position and
the visor extended down over the face to prevent head
injuries during holding operations used In rescue
a. Inflating and Boarding the Life Raft.
(1) If water entry was by parachute, disconnect parachute, then inflate life raft.
This is to prevent entanglement in the parachute canopy suspension lines. If water
entry was by aircraft, insure that you are away from the aircraft before Inflating life
raft. This will keep the raft from being damaged by sharp parts of the aircraft.