Vital for anyone responsible for the safety of personnel engaged in law enforcement, tactical operations, confined space rescue, disaster response, or similar challenges, NFPA 1986: Standard on Respiratory Protection Equipment for Tactical and Technical Operations specifies the minimum requirements for the design, performance, testing, and certification of new compressed breathing air open-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and compressed breathing air combination open-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus, and supplied air respirators (SCBA/SARs). Requirements also cover the replacement parts, components, and accessories for these respirators.
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This first-edition Standard is essential for law enforcement and tactical operations, as well as equipment manufacturers, certifying authorities, purchasers, and AHJs.
Provide respiratory protection of emergency services personnel in law enforcement, tactical operations, confined space rescue, and other emergency response in atmospheres that are immediately dangerous to life or health (IDLH) with NFPA 1986.