Use and Inspection of Self-contained Breathing Apparatus Sets Training
1 Day (8 Hours)
Training Objective:

Conducting rescue operations at fire scenes and in other emergency situations requires considerable physical and mental effort. it is vitally important that fire-fighters learn how to use their breathing apparatus properly, so that they can work without experiencing undue stress or breathing difficulties, Working safely in confined space or hazardous atmosphere.


MLS provides trainees with a challenging yet safe and controlled environment for mastering the proper use of SCBA.

Who Should Attend:

Corporate / government / mining and Industries groups welcome.

Topics Covered:
  • Introduction to SCBA
  • Conditions Requiring Use
  • Limitations of SCBA
  • Legal Issues
  • Types of SCBA
  • Open Circuit SCBA
  • Closed Circuit SCBA
  • Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus (SABA)
  • Donning/Doffing Procedures
  • Over the Head Method
  • Coat Method
  • Seat Mounted SCBA
  • Use of SCBA
  • Standard Procedures
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Reduced Profile Methods
  • "Buddy Breathing" Procedures
  • Inspection and Maintenance Procedures
  • Daily/Weekly/Monthly
  • Inspection Procedures
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
  • Changing SCBA Cylinders
  • Filling SCBA Cylinders
  • Cascade Systems
  • Compressor Systems