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oxygen mask

[′äk·sə·jən ‚mask]
(engineering)
A mask that covers the nose and mouth and is used to administer oxygen.

oxygen mask

A mask that covers the mouth, nose, and lower face. It is used in inhaling oxygen from a tank or a bottle or through the oxygen-supply system of an aircraft and in allowing the expired gas to escape. See oronsol oxygen mask.
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OXYGEN masks designed to fit household pets and livestock will be carried by some fire engines to help animals suffering from smoke inhalation after a blaze.
Photos taken inside the cabin of the plane show the emergency oxygen masks fell from above passengers' heads, but it is not yet known why the plane was forced to land at the German airport.
But he said initial panic on Monday's flight turned to a frantic scramble as the couple's oxygen masks failed to drop.
The report told how the captain saw smoke rising from the right of the centre console next to the co-pilot's knee, prompting both men to put on their oxygen masks.
The prosecutor's office said in a statement that it was not yet clear how the oxygen mask had been on the passenger's neck.
8220;Incident mitigation, combined with pet oxygen mask kits, can help save countless pet lives.
Woodrow, who was on hand, was credited by fire officials as being instrumental in obtaining the oxygen masks.
This is topped off with an Oxygen mask left on the face for ten minutes.
That fitting your own oxygen mask first instruction means that in an event of huge stress/ turmoil and panic you will be in a better state to deal with the events that unfold in the most logical manner possible.
The pet oxygen mask program also seeks to raise public awareness of the importance of including pets in family emergency planning and preparation, supporting animal control officers in their animal-care work, and assisting the state's Animal Response Team in its preparedness efforts.
BURN: One Year on the Front Lines of the Battle to Save Detroit follows the lives of the American city's firemen, and one scene in which two dying dogs are saved using an officers oxygen mask have become an online sensation.
Instead, they run around helping everyone else with their oxygen masks (errands, requests, obligations, etc.