Closed-Circuit Escape Respirator (CCER) Standard - FY12
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- Develop new certification standards for the approval of self-contained, closed-circuit breathing apparatus used for escape from atmospheres considered to be immediately dangerous to life and health.
- SCSR manufacturers
- SCSR Users
- Develop new basis for measuring and rating duration of use Environmental challenges (heat, cold, as well as mechanical shock and vibration) to evaluate ruggedness against expected hazards
- Evaluate practical performance and human factors
- Periodic testing (LTFE) of field deployed apparatus
- Voluntary registration
- Final Rule was published in the Federal Register on 03/08/2012
- Effective date of Final Rule is 04/09/2012
- STPs were completed in 2Q
- Correlation Test Program will begin 3Q
- New certification standards for self-contained, closed-circuit breathing apparatus used for escape
- New STPs
- Improved overall performance, reliability, and safety of this type of respirator