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01AR-01-SCBT - SCBA, CBRN, Tactical
CBRN SCBA - Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus certified as compliant with NFPA 1986 Standard on Respiratory Protection Equipment for Tactical and Technical Operations and certified by NIOSH as compliant with the CBRN approval criteria. This type of open-circuit SCBA and combination SCBA/SARs can be used by emergency services organizations for respiratory protection during tactical law enforcement, technical rescue, hazardous materials response, confined space entry, terrorist incident response, and similar operations where oxygen deficiency, particulates, toxic products, products of combustion, or other IDLH atmospheres exist or could exist at the incident scene. This type of SCBA/SAR is not suitable for fire-fighting operations (See 01AR-01-SCBA for fire-fighting SCBA). Worn with multiple ensemble configurations.
DHS has adopted the NIOSH Standard for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) Only SCBAs certified by NIOSH as compliant with this standard are allowable.
FEMA Related Grant Programs:
- Amtrak - (IPR - Amtrak)
- Port Security Grant Program (PSGP)
- Tribal Homeland Security Grant Program (THSGP)
- Transit Security Grant Program (TSGP)
- Urban Areas Security Initiative Program (UASI)
- State Homeland Security Program (SHSP)
- 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 site. You may also access 01AR-01-SCBT - SCBA, CBRN, Tactical directly here. Note: some equipment items on the Authorized Equipment List maynot 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 site. To search for an equipment item, use the same Authorized Equipment List item number. Note: some equipment items may not have market survey reports.