SRS Fire Department Experiences Two Draeger SCBA Air Pak Connection Failures
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Type:  Lessons Learned

Publisher:  Savannah River Nuclear Solutions - SRNS, Savannah River Site (SRNS)

Published As:  Public

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Topics:  Respiratory Protection, Radiation Protection

The Savannah River Site Fire Department (SRSFD) has experienced two similar failures of a Draeger PSS-100, 4500 psi SCBA unit. The failure appears to be a fatigue failure of a nipple on the connection between the pressurized air tank and the regulator.

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