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1
Q

When should deployment of an emergency BA team be considered?

A
Wearer fails to return by time of whistle. 
Activation of distress signal. 
Indications of distress. 
Prolonged Breakdown in communications.
Help requested.
2
Q

What should a wearer in distress inform ECO?

A
Situation. 
Cylinder contents. 
Location and intentions. 
Assessed risks 
Adopt ‘entrapped procedure’
Activate ADSU
3
Q

Emergency team procedure when distressed wearer is found?

A
Silence the ADSU. 
Confirm the nature of situation with wearer. 
Inform ECO your location and plan. 
Take gauge readings of all wearers. 
Render any emergency assistance.
4
Q

How long is EASE hose?

A

3M

5
Q

Limitations of EASE?

A

Will not help problem with breathing valve.

Ease should be fitted to a new mask

6
Q

What is the entrapped procedure?

A
Inform ECO
Relax and sit
Breathe calmly and gently 
Do not purge
Limit talking
ADSU
7
Q

Reportable BA malfunctions?

A

Whilst in use, or checking in contaminated atmosphere.
While still worn after leaving contaminated area.
During pre entry check.
During use when wearer can’t remove mask.

8
Q

Non reportable BA malfunctions?

A

Discovered during routine checks.

Failure due to operator error.