- TRAIN IN 'THE RULE OF MANAGEMENT.' Bernocco, Steve; Phillips, Casey; Jose, Phil; Yob, Chris // Fire Engineering;Apr2003, Vol. 156 Issue 4, p57
Discusses the need for firefigthers to have a hands-on training in the air management of self-contained breathing apparatus. Rule of air management; Mechanics of the apparatus; Air management prop and drill scenario.
- Rethinking Emergency Air Management: The Reilly Emergency Breathing Technique. Reilly, Kevin J.; Ricci, Frank // Fire Engineering;Apr2008, Vol. 161 Issue 4, p185
The article discusses the factors that should be considered by U.S. fire departments in emergency air management. Those considerations include the routine check up of self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), the volume of air bottle and firefighter's air consumption, and the use of alternative...
- The Case for Interior High-Rise Breathing Air Systems. Rush III, Joseph D. // Fire Engineering;Apr2012, Vol. 165 Issue 4, p119
The article focuses on the Firefighter Air Systems (FFAS) which can lessen the amount of staffing for the labor-intensive task of maintaining enough supply of self-containing breathing apparatus (SCBA) cylinders at high-rise fires. It states that air management is an essential issue that affects...
- RESPIRATORY PROTECTION? Brown, Bob // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Nov2007, Vol. 41 Issue 11, p55
The article cites several respiratory protective devices. They include dust masks, considered to be the most basic type of respiratory protection. Another are the full-face respirators which are ideal when working around fumes or mists that may get into one's eyes. There are also self-contained...
- respiratory protection. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Sep2014, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p89
The article offers information on products for respiratory protection at work including the 3M Adflo Powered Air Purifying Respirator System, OHD, Inc.'s FitTrackGold, version 18.104.22.168 software to operate the OHD Quantifit respirator fit tester, and Casella CEL's CEL-712 Microdust Pro dust monitor.
- FULL FACEPIECE RESPIRATOR. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Sep2004, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p40
Features the QuickFit air purifying full-face respirator from industrial safety products manufacturer, AOSafety and available in the U.S. as of September 2004.
- Grand Saline VFD report. Adams, Roy // Grand Saline Sun (TX);1/10/2013, Vol. 116 Issue 2, p6
The article offers the author's insights on protective equipment that are used by firefighters which include hood for head protection, personal safety alarm, and face masks with breathing tubes and how to prevent fire on automobiles during fueling.
- Understanding and Preparing for Structural Firefighting Phases. BAILEY, DAVE // Fire Engineering;Mar2014, Vol. 167 Issue 3, p121
The article describes the three phases of structural firefighting. It notes that Phase 1 includes the dangerous tasks of forcible entry, search and rescue, and interior firefighting, Phase 2 involves investigating the origin and cause of the fire, while Phase 3 starts as the building is free of...
- Structure Fire Overhaul: Respiratory Hazards and Personal Protective Equipment. Herbert, Jeffrey L. // Fire Engineering;Mar2008, Vol. 161 Issue 3, p117
The article discusses the significance of using personal protective equipment (PPE) during overhaul in Phoenix, Arizona. After the main fire is extinguished, a serious respiratory hazard still mitigate dangers, and fire fighters still face many hazards in overhaul operations. Using a...