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01AR-05-COMB - Equipment, Respiratory Protection, Combination


A combination unit respirator employs the technology of at least two different types of respiratory protective devices, with one being an open-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and the other method being an air-purifying or powered air-purifying respirator. The operating mode is selectable by the wearer. Must be approved by NIOSH as a compliant combination respirator in accordance with 42 CFR 84, SubPart P, and be certified as compliant with the requirements of NFPA 1987. Appropriate Cautions and Limitations of Use apply for each respirator type/mode of operation.

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FEMA Related Grant Programs

  • Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)
  • State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)
  • Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)
  • Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI)
  • Intercity Passenger Rail Grant Program (IPR)
  • Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP)
  • Emergency Management Performance Grants (EMPG)

Standardized Equipment List

For more information on operating considerations, mandatory and applicable standards, and training requirements, visit the Interagency Board’s Standardized Equipment List website.

Note: Some equipment items on the Authorized Equipment List may not be listed on the Standardized Equipment List.

System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders

For market survey reports, visit the System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders website. To search for an equipment item, use the same Authorized Equipment List item number.

Note: Some equipment items may not have market survey reports.