NFPA 1852

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

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Organization: NFPA
Publication Date: 1 January 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 40
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This standard shall specify minimum requirements for the selection, care, and maintenance of open-circuit selfcontained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and combination SCBA/supplied air respirator (SAR) that are used for respiratory protection during emergency or tactical or technical operations, in environments where the atmosphere is immediately dangerous to life and health (IDLH) or could become oxygen deficient or IDLH.

This standard shall specify the requirements for SCBA models as detailed in Section 1.3 of this chapter.

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 7.10 of NFPA 1500.

This standard shall not specify requirements for any closed-circuit SCBA.

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.

This standard shall not specify requirements for accessories attached to the SCBA unless specifically addressed herein.

Nothing herein shall restrict any jurisdiction from exceeding these minimum requirements.

Document History

NFPA 1852
January 1, 2019
Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
This standard shall specify minimum requirements for the selection, care, and maintenance of open-circuit selfcontained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and combination SCBA/supplied air respirator (SAR)...
January 1, 2008
Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Open-Circuit Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
This standard shall specify minimum requirements for the selection, care, and maintenance of open-circuit selfcontained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and combination SCBA/supplied air respirator (SAR)...
January 1, 2008
Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Open-Circuit Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
This standard shall specify minimum requirements for the selection, care, and maintenance of open-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and combination SCBA/SAR that are used for...
January 31, 2002
Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Open-Circuit Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
This standard shall specify minimum requirements for the selection, care, and maintenance of open-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and combination SCBA/SAR that are used for...

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