As the leading manufacturer of SCBA in the North American fire services market, 3M Scott Fire & Safety is dedicated to keeping our valued customers informed of important regulatory standard changes.
Two such standards that have recently changed are:
• NFPA 1981, Standard on Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) for Emergency Services
• NFPA 1982, Standard on Personal Alert Safety Systems (PASS).
The presentation below provides a summary of the current schedule, a timeline for approvals, and effective changes, including a closer look at the universal EBSS requirements, the impact of the NITMAM, and a review of the certification process.
The customer letter provides an overview of the most recent postponement of the NFPA 1981, 2018 Edition standard.