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NFPA 1852 Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

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NFPA 1852 断路整装呼吸设备(SCBA)的选择、管理及维护标准
NFPA 1852 Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
NFPA 1852 断路整装呼吸设备(SCBA)的选择、管理及维护标准
1.1 Scope.
1.1.1* This standard shall specify minimum requirements for the selection, care, and maintenance of open-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and combination SCBA/supplied air respirator (SAR) that are used for respiratory protection during emergency operations in environments where the atmosphere is Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health (IDLH), or could become oxygen deficient or IDLH.
1.1.2 This standard shall specify the requirements for SCBA models as detailed in Section 1.3 of this chapter.
1.1.3 For fire departments, this standard shall specify the requirements for the SCBA selection, care, and maintenance component of the respiratory protection program required in Section 7.9 of NFPA 1500, Standard on Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program.
1.1.4 This standard shall not specify requirements for any closed-circuit SCBA.
1.1.5 This standard shall not specify requirements for other respiratory protection program components of the organization such as SCBA training, appropriate use of SCBA for operations, and breathing air quality as these program components are under the jurisdiction of other NFPA standards.
1.1.6 This standard shall not specify requirements for accessories attached to the SCBA unless specifically addressed herein.
1.1.7 Nothing herein shall restrict any jurisdiction from exceeding these minimum requirements.
 
 
Provide maximum respiratory protection against the products of combustion, hazardous materials, oxygen deficiency, and other IDLH atmospheres with the 2008 NFPA 1852!
Make sure life-supporting SCBA will work as intended when it's needed most. Protect fire fighters and other emergency services personnel with the 2008 NFPA 1852 Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus. This important Standard provides criteria for the selection, purchase, proper care and maintenance of open-circuit SCBA, required by the respiratory protection program in NFPA 1500 Fire Department Occupational Safety and Health Program.
Improve safety by getting up-to-speed on changes to the 2008 edition including
·    Updated publication references and definitions
·    New provisions for special procedures and notifications where hazards involving SCBA occur
·    New requirements for SCBA purchased during the effective periods of the 2000 and 2007 editions of NFPA 1981
·    Updated and expanded Annex text regarding SCBA selection, care, and maintenance issues
This Standard also specifies compliance with NFPA 1981, and includes requirements on upgrading SCBA, qualifications of SCBA technicians, and program quality assurance. (Softbound, 28 pp., 2008)
 
 
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