OSHA requires employees that are designated as users of Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) to have initial training as well as to be certified annually. This course will take the trainee through the fundamental principles of respiratory protection and the basic workings of the air pacl to safely operating in an IDLH atmosphere. The course covers proper timed donning techniques, low profile, full escape, entanglement, and other emergency procedures.
Upon completion of this course, the participants will demonstrate their knowledge and understanding of the SCBA by obtaining a minimum score of 80 percent on the written examination and also by a satisfactory completion of a practical exercise as per this lesson material.
Employees that have been certified in the use of a Self-Controlled Breathing Appartus (SCBA) and require annual certification
OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard 29 CFR 1910.134
Massachusetts, Rhode Island