self-contained breathing apparatus

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self-contained breathing apparatus

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SCBA

A device that provides compressed air for breathing in hazardous breathing environments. It is used, for example, by rescue personnel.
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Compressed air breathing apparatus cylinders with a valve in accordance with the technical specifications.
All equipment supplied under the contract should comply with the following technical specification: EN145:1998, EN13794:2002 and EN1146:2003The base document from which the majority of the requirements are taken is BS EN145:1998 (self-contained closed circuit breathing apparatus compressed oxygen or compressed oxygen-nitrogen type) to cover closed circuit performance with additional requirements taken from BS EN13794: 2002 (Self-contained closed-circuit breathing apparatus for escape) to cover aspects of chemical oxygen performance and prEN1146: 2003 (Self-contained open-circuit compressed air breathing apparatus incorporating a hood for escape) to cover aspects of hood performance.
Connection with the acquisition of compressed air breathing apparatus cylinders and delivery framework contract .
Contract award: compressed air breathing apparatus cylinders and parts for sale.
Tenders are invited for louth county council wishes to appoint a contractor to a single party framework agreement for the supply of compressed air breathing apparatus cylinders to louth county council fire & rescue.