Breathing Apparatus / Escape Sets / Medical Oxygen
BREATHING APPARATUS – EMERGENCY ESCAPE BREATHING DEVICES
SOLAS Chapter II/2 – Construction – Fire Protection, Fire Detection and Fire Extinction
SOLAS Amendments 2000 – includes the revised chapter II-2 , making the International Code for Fire Safety
Systems (FSS Code, Chapter 4), adopted by the MSC by resolution MSC.98(73), mandatory under SOLAS
And special Flag Administration requirements.
All shipping companies ensure that their crew follows personal safety procedures and rules for all the
operation carried onboard ships as well as on emergency occasions.
Self-contained breathing apparatus can be used in regular work to protect against lack of oxygen or an
unknown level of toxic contaminants. Emergency Escape Set which provides the wearer with 10-15 minutes of
breathable air to evacuate and reach a safe area and breathable atmosphere.
Units must be maintained and serviced regularly as directly involved with potential fatal accidents unless in
Our Role is to assist the Ship Operators in implementing the best Maintenance Program and follow up
anniversary intervals so that all equipment is in good working condition as necessary
*either for emergency event or for improving their Safety Management System along with the constant training
and updating of their crew onboard.