Standard on Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) for Emergency Services
|Publication Date:||1 January 2007|
This standard shall specify the minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing, and certification of open-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and combination open-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus and supplied air respirators (SCBA/SAR) for fire and emergency services personnel.
This standard shall specify the requirements for SCBA as detailed in Section 1.3, Application.
This standard shall not specify requirements for other types of self-contained breathing apparatus.
Nothing herein shall restrict any jurisdiction or manufacturer from exceeding these minimum requirements.