The NFPA 1986 SCBA standard was specifically designed for end-users such as emergency services personnel engaged in tactical operations, disaster response, confined space rescue, crime scene investigation, clandestine drug lab clean-up, and other response and or recovery situations that may expose them to CBRN hazards and/or could be immediately dangerous to life or health (IDLH).
The SCBA is a major expenditure for any department. As such, it should be given due diligence during the selection process.
When considering new purchases for your department, it is important to focus your efforts on purchasing solutions to problems, as opposed to a feature rich product that offers no solution to the problems that your department is faced with.
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