Technical: Three retroactive requirements in SOLAS 2012 amendments (MSC.338(91) Reg. II-2) with respect to the following fire-fighters’ equipment – breathing apparatus alarm, spare air cylinders and two-way portable radiotelephone apparatus – have been issued.
RR Ref 1044 Fire-fighter’s outfits breathing apparatus alarm:
Self-contained compressed air breathing apparatus of firefighter’s outfits shall by 2019–07–01 comply with the International Code for Fire Safety Systems (FSS) Ch.3°Par.22.214.171.124: Compressed air breathing apparatus shall be fitted with an audible alarm and a visual or other device which will alert the user before the volume of the air in the cylinder has been reduced to no less than 200 l.
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