As the leading manufacturer of SCBA in the North American fire services market, Scott Safety is dedicated to keeping our valued customers informed of upcoming regulatory standard changes. There are two such standards scheduled for completion in summer 2018 that will affect Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA):
NFPA 1981 – Standard on Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus for Emergency Services
NFPA 1982 – Standard on Personal Alert Safety Systems (PASS)
The presentation below provides a summary of the current schedule and proposed changes, including a closer look at the universal EBSS requirements, the impact of the NITMAM, and a review of the certification process.