Breathing Apparatus Inspections & Servicing
Any organisation that has breathing apparatus is required to properly maintain that equipment in accordance with manufacturers instructions. Most major manufacturers of breathing apparatus require their equipment to be inspected/serviced every 12 months, with a major service every six years. We are able to provide a 48 hour turn around service of the more popular brands of breathing apparatus. They are:
- Scott Safety/MSA Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
- SSR Self Rescuers (SSR)- closed circuit system
- Emergency Life Support Apparatus (ELSA) – compressed air escape set
- Flite Airline Breathing Apparatus (FLITE Set) – emergencybail out set for airline systems
- High Pressure Cylinders – all sizes, hooped wrapped, carbon fibre or steel
All that needs to occur is for the equipment complete to be delivered to our premises between 8am and 4pm Monday – Friday. and we will then have the service completed within two working days. You may alternatively have the equipment couriered, but please call and advise it is being sent.
What does the service entail?
All breathing apparatus servicing is conducted in our fully approved clean room.
SCBA Annual Service: Visual inspection, a full Function Test is carried out including face mask Positive Pressure Test and record specification. The mask is cleaned and disinfected. The mandatory replacement part is the Sintered filter where installed. Other parts will be replaced only if they are deemed unserviceable.
SCBA Six Yearly Service: This is a major service where we overhaul the pressure reducing valve, the lung demand valve & Mask. Replacing all mandatory parts. Full Function Test is carried out recording results in the service report.
SSR Annual Inspection: Each unit is pressure tested to ensure its integrity for use for the next 12 months.
ELSA Inspection: Visual inspection, a full Function Test of the system
FLITE Inspection: Visual inspection including mask positive pressure test and record specification
HYDRO STATIC Test: Depending on the type of cylinder, this will be every three for five years. BE AWARE these cylinders have a fixed life of 15 years from date of manufacture. Check before you bring in. These cylinders are connected to an accredited Hydro Station for pressure testing. More details at Airfills and Cylinder Testing
SCBA annual service $145.00 + GST plus any parts if required.
SCBA six yearly inspection. Quotation upon receipt.
SSR annual inspection $50.00 + GST
ELSA annual inspection $110.00 + GST
FLITE annual inspection $110.00 + GST
HYDRO Static test of HP cylinders $65 + GST each
For more information please call or email. We will also courier equipment back to you which we can add to the fee.
If you need to have your breathing apparatus or cylinders serviced, please fill in SST A-0001 Calibration & Service Request and return with the unit…thanks
Breathing Apparatus Training & Refresher Training
Also remember your staff need to be trained and deemed competent in the use of breathing apparatus, course details click here. If your staff have been trained previously, remember you need to maintain their currency of training, by having them retrained periodically. We suggest every 2 years, considering your staff would very rarely use the breathing apparatus, so their skill level is quickly lost. Consider refresher training.