self-contained breathing apparatus


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self-contained breathing apparatus

[¦self kən¦tānd ′breth·iŋ ‚ap·ə‚rad·əs]
(engineering)
A portable breathing unit which permits freedom of movement.
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Limited tenders are invited for procurement of spare parts of drager bg-4ep self-contained breathing apparatus for mine rescue station, ramgarh
It offers respirators, self-contained breathing apparatus, hearing protection, fall protection, reflective materials and head, eye and face protection.
Dr.Asif Channar confirmed to Dawn that the life-saving and other safety gadgets were over 10 years old and local emergency centre's Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) had been out of order since long.
He said the acquisition of another 56 units worth P700 million, 1,260 sets of self-contained breathing apparatus and three units of rescue trucks has already passed the early procurement stage.
According to Ano, the acquisition of the 56 firetrucks - along with 1,260 sets of self-contained breathing apparatus and three rescue trucks - had already passed the early procurement stage.
Ano added that among the investments of the BFP would be the purchase of at least five aerial ladders, as well as better personal protective equipment and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
ST50: The self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) for corrections.
Work of breathing is increased during exercise with the self-contained breathing apparatus regulator.
The grants have included patrol rifles, body armor, riot control gear, AEDs, K9s, forensic software, flashlights, Police/Youth Dialogue training, night vision optics, LED flares, ballistic helmets and self-contained breathing apparatus.
The ACS was told in a briefing by Punjab Emergency Services DG Dr Rizwan Naseer the Punjab government had provided funds for purchasing Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus at the Punjab Emergency Services Academy.
Therefore, the closed-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus does not need to be donned during transition, extending the mission time of mine rescue teams.
Yellow icon notifies firefighters that they must wear a service-certified gas mask/ self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), permeable coveralls, and protective gloves.
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