Self Contained Breathing Apparatus SCBA
Breathing is everyone's lifeline, and one should be able to breath well in order to live. Nowadays, calamities and high-risk work place may hamper proper breathing of people who are doing their best to complete the job. That's why we offer you self-contained breathing apparatus or SCBA.
What Should I Know About Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)?
SCBA is one of the main types of respirators that are commonly worn by rescue workers, firefighters, and now even medical professionals during disease outbreaks like Ebola. It's a device that has a high-pressure tank, a presssure regulator, and inhalation parts such as mouthpiece or face mask.
If you're looking for an SCBA that's going to be used for fire fighting, you need to know the basics before getting one:
- It should be approved by NFPA (National Fire Protection Association)
- The overall design and features should not hamper the fire fighter on rescuing or carrying any injured individual near the premises
- In some designs, there should be a high-pitched alarm tones designed to help locate co-fire fighters in need of help
- The whole device should be fire and heat resistant to keep the user safe while breathing inside dangerous areas
For those who are working on other industries such as chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear environments, the SCBA that they will use should adhere to NIOSH's safety standards and has the approval indicated on it.
Here at Safety Company, we offer a wide range of self-contained breathing apparatus to suit the needs of every industry. Contact us or ask your local safety personnel to get the right SCBA for your activities today!