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Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

AEL Category: 01. Personal Protective Equipment

AEL Title: Respirator, Supplied Air

AEL Number: 01AR-01-SAR

SAVER Project: Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

A self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) is an essential piece of personal protective equipment for the first responder community and for industry. SCBAs supply breathing air from a source carried by users, allowing them to enter areas that pose an immediate danger to life and health. Emergency responders use SCBAs to enter oxygen-deficient and other extremely hazardous environments. SCBAs can weigh more than 30 pounds and require special training to use safely.

Attachment Ext. Size Date
Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Market Survey Report PDF 2.05 MB 02/14/2024
Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus TechNote PDF 336.52 KB 04/10/2023
Last Updated: 02/14/2024
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