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Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Facemasks Fact Sheet

A Self- Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) is a critical component in the personal protective equipment (PPE) used by today’s firefighters. This equipment is essential for allowing firefighters to operate in hostile fire ground environments. However, in recent decades there have been significant shifts with the environments encountered by structural firefighters and how they operate in those environments.

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Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Facemasks Fact Sheet PDF 332.9 KB 10/24/2014
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Executive Summary PDF 40.28 KB 10/24/2014
Last Updated: 05/19/2022
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