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Escape Respirators and SCSRs (MSHA)

Provider: Mason Contractors Association of America
Discipline: Safety
Credits: 1.00

This module explains the different types of escape respirators, including self-contained self-rescuers (SCSRs), what they are intended for, how to use them, and how to care for them.

Reference: 30 CFR Part 46.5.c.1

By the end of this module, you should be able to:

- Explain what an escape respirator is
- List the two main types of escape respirators
- Explain typical hazardous atmospheres that call for escape respirators
- Explain what a self-contained self-rescuer is
- Explain how to select an appropriate escape respirator
- Explain how to inspect a self-contained self-rescuer
- Explain how to don a self-contained self-rescuer
- Explain how to care for a self-contained self-rescuer

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David Veazey
Veazey Enterprises, Inc.
MCAA member since 1965

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