Operational guidance: breathing apparatus

This guidance will provide support for the fire and rescue services in the resolution of incidents involving breathing apparatus.


Operational guidance: breathing apparatus

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Fire and rescue service personnel operate in a dynamic and sometimes hazardous environment. The activities covered include incidents involving fire, water, height, road traffic collisions, chemicals, biological hazards, radiation and acts of terrorism.

Operational guidance provides a consistency of approach and forms the basis for common operational practices.

Published 14 January 2014