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Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Training

4-Hour On-Site SCBA Training Course

When delivered on-site, SCBA training is a highly effective way to help you and your team feel more comfortable when donning personal protectice equipment (PPE) in real life scenarios. You will experience hands-on activities and exercises with the equipment that you will use in an emergency response situation.

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Course: Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Training

Duration

4 Hours

Description

SCBA training reviews Personal Protective Equipment, how to properly don it, and proper use of it.  This is a hands-on course using the equipment you will need in an emergency response situation at your facility.

This course is important for companies that have an emergency response team, or for companies that house chemicals on site that could create a hazardous situation. It teaches employees what to wear when working around each chemical, the hazards of chemical reactivity and health hazards, to name a few.

Scope

This course covers:

When to use an SCBA?

Brief History of Respirators
Review of general OSHA health hazards
Review of exposure terms and limits
Review of the Respiratory System
Review of Respiratory Hazards
Approved respirators for IDLH atmospheres
Discussion of use at the facility

Basic OSHA Requirements for SCBA Respirators

Overview of OSHA 1910.134
OSHA checklist for written Respiratory Protection Program

What is an SCBA?

The basic system
Breathing Air requirements
Air Tanks
Fogging and Nosecups
Using an SCBA

Inspection and Maintenance of SCBA

Cleaning and disinfecting
Storage
Repairs
Inspection requirements
Inspection Form

Quiz

Hands-On Operation

Inspecting an SCBA
Donning an SCBA
Exercises with an SCBA
Doffing, Cleaning and re-storing the SCBA​​​
SCBA Personal Protective Equipment - Chemical Safety

SCBA FAQs

What is SCBA Training?

Our SCBA training reviews Personal Protective Equipment, how to properly don it, and proper use of it.  It is four hours in length, and is a hands-on course using the equipment you will need in an emergency response situation at your facility.

This course is important for companies that have an emergency response team, or for companies that house chemicals on site that could create a hazardous situation. It teaches employees what to wear when working around each chemical, the hazards of chemical reactivity and health hazards, to name a few.