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1
From SCBA:

When do you inspect your SCBA?

upon assuming duty and after each use

2
From SCBA:

What should you do if you find a problem with your SCBA?

immediately remove it from service, tag with scba repair request form, return scba to maskroom for repair.

3
From SCBA:

Who is authorized to work on scba or air cylinders?

only maskroom personel and air unit technicians

4
From SCBA:

When should a cylinder be changed?

when the pressure indicator falls below 4000 PSI

5
From SCBA:

Using the "compressed Gas Association guidelines" (CGA) what is level 1 damage?

cuts and scratches involving the outer surfaces

6
From SCBA:

Using the "compressed Gas Association guidelines" (CGA) what is level 2 damage?

cuts that have penetrated through the outer layers of plastic and have cut the fiber over-wrap threads.

7
From SCBA:

Using the CGA guidelines what is level 3 damage?

cuts greater than level 2 or cuts that expose bare metal

8
From SCBA:

At what level do you place a cylinder out of service?

damage greater than CGA level 1

9
From SCBA:

What are the procedures for placing a cylinder O.O.S?

empty cylinder, tag with scba repair request form to the defect, and return to the maskroom

10
From SCBA:

How do you test the batteries in the PAK-Alert SE alarm?

depress the reset button(yellow button) once

11
From SCBA:

What light do you get when the batteries are good on PAK- Alert?

a green light will flash twice

12
From SCBA:

How do you know if you need to change the batteries on PAK-Alert?

2 red lights will flash

13
From SCBA:

What does the absence of any light indicate?

PAK is defective, or batteries are either fully discharged or haven't been installed

14
From SCBA:

Which button is the manual alarm button?

the red button

15
From SCBA:

How do you reset the PAK-Alert alarm?

press the reset button(yellow button) twice

16
From SCBA:

How long does a Scott airpak 50 have to remain motionless to enter prealert mode?

20 seconds

17
From SCBA:

How long does the AirPak 50 have to remain motionless to enter alarm mode?

30 seconds

18
From SCBA:

How much air do you have when the H.U.D indicates a single green light?

3300-3500 psi (approx. 3/4)

19
From SCBA:

What lights on the H.U.D. indicate a full cylinder?

2 green lights

20
From SCBA:

How much air does the cylinder have when the H.U.D indicates a yellow light?

approx. 2500 psi (approx. 1/2)

21
From SCBA:

What happens when your air drops to approximately 1000-1200 psi?

vibralert will function and the red light on the H.U.D will flash rapidly at 10 times per second

22
From SCBA:

What will happen if you fail to bleed all the air from the system?

PAK-Alert SE will stay active and will chirp about once per second and will fail to sound the 2 beep deactivation tones

23
From SCBA:

How long will the PAK-Alert SE check for zero air pressure?

15 seconds

24
From SCBA:

How often does a cylinder get a hydrostatic test?

every 5 years

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From SCBA:

What procedures should be followed if a cylinder is exposed to chemicals?

placed o.o.s., emptied of air, tagged with the scba repair request form, notify air unit technician.