This unit covers the competency required to select, don, operate and maintain breathing apparatus equipment in an irrespirable atmosphere.

The course will cover the following areas;

  • Operating breathing apparatus
  • Objectives
  • Where to wear BA
  • Legislation
  • Employers and employees responsibilities
  • Composition of air
  • Oxygen deficiency symptons
  • Toxic and poisonous substances
  • Factors contributing to stress
  • Symptons of effects of heat
  • Components of a BA set
  • Levels of BA entry control
  • Rapid deployment
  • Stage 1 procedures
  • Stage 2 procedures
  • Emergency procedures
  • Entrapped procedures

 

Duration

2.5 Hours CPD

 

Cost

£90 plus VAT