Maine Revised Statutes

§2105. Inspection procedure

The Bureau of Labor Standards shall adopt an inspection procedure for self-contained breathing apparatus. The procedure must include at least the following, as specified in the American National Standards Institute Z88.5: [1987, c. 356, (NEW).]

1. All components, air supply devices, personal alert safety system devices and warning devices.  A complete inspection of all components, air supply devices, personal alert safety system devices and warning devices to be performed after each use and:
A. For volunteer associations and on-call fire departments, every month; and [1987, c. 356, (NEW).]
B. For full-time fire departments, every week; [1987, c. 356, (NEW).]
[ 2003, c. 570, §6 (AMD); 2003, c. 570, §7 (AFF) .]
2. Facepiece.  Cleansing and sanitizing the facepiece after each use; and
[ 1987, c. 356, (NEW) .]
3. Record.  A record of the date of each inspection and findings for each self-contained breathing apparatus.
[ 1987, c. 356, (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 356, (NEW). 2003, c. 570, §6 (AMD). 2003, c. 570, §7 (AFF).

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