NFPA 1852-2019 Standard on Selection, Care, and Maintenance of Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).
3.3.14* Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA). An atmosphere-supplying respirator that supplies a respirable atmosphere to the user from a breathing air source that is inde- pendent of the ambient environment and designed to be carried by the user. [See also 3.3.1, Atmosphere-Supplying Respira- tor; 3.3.3, Combination SCBA/SAR; and 3.3.16, Supplied Air Respi- rator (SAR).] 3.3.15 Specified Service Life. Time， exposure event, or number of uses to which a compliant product or component is expected to remain functional. 3.3.16* Supplied Air Respirator (SAR)， An atmosphere- supplying respirator, also known as an airline respirator, for which the source of breathing air is not designed to be carried by the user. [See also 3.3.1, Atmosphere-Supplying Respirator; 3.3.3, Combination SCBA/SAR; and 3.3.14， Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).] 3.3.17 Technician. An individual qualified and authorized by the compliant product manufacturer to provide specified care and maintenance to the product and perform inspection, repair, and testing beyond the level classified as “user repair.” Chapter4 Program Component 4.1 General, 4.1.1 Emergency services organizations shall have a witten respiratory protection program that addresses the respiratory protection for the members of that organization. 188.8.131.52 As part of the organization’s respiratory protection program, the organization shall develop, implement, and apply a program component for the selection, care, and maintenance of open-circuit SCBA used for respiratory protection by the members of the organization. △184.108.40.206 For fre departments’ respiratory protection programs specified in Section 7.10 of NFPA 1500 the organization shall develop, implement, and apply the program component for the selection, care, and maintenance of open-circuit SCBA used by the members of the organization in the performance of their assigned functions.
0 4.2.3 Where a specific condition as specifed in 4.2.1 is identi- fied, the organization shall promptly notify the manufacturer in writing of the specific condition(s) or cause and the circum- stances involved with the specific condition(s) or cause. N 220.127.116.11 The organization shall provide to the manufacturer data logging and photographic and/or video evidence of the specific condition as specified in 4.2.1. N 18.104.22.168 The procedure for notifying the manufacturer in writ- ing shall be identified in the organization’s SOPs. 4.2.4 Copies of the notification to the SCBA manufacturer shall also be promptly supplied to the certification organization that certified the SCBA and to National Institute for Occupa- tional Safety and Health National Personal Protective Technol- ogy Laboratory (NIOSH NPPTL).NFPA 1852 pdf download.