Safety Alert Number 0812210


NIOSH Safety Notice Scott SCBA with Heads Up Display (HUD)

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) wishes to inform respirator users of a Safety Notice issued by Scott Health and Safety concerning HUD Quick Disconnect for SCOTT® AIR-PAK® 50, AIR-PAK 75, NxG2, and NxG7

WARNING
THE LENGTH AND CONFIGURATION OF THE ELECTRICAL FITTING ON CERTAIN NEW MODEL REGULATOR HOSE QUICK DISCONNECTS MAY NOT ALLOW THE REGULATOR HOSE TO PROPERLY AND COMPLETELY ENGAGE THE AIR CONNECTOR ON SOME AUXILIARY AIR SOURCES. A USER WITH AN SCBA EQUIPPED WITH THESE QUICK DISCONNECTS MAY NOT BE ABLE TO USE SOME SCOTT AUXILIARY AIR SOURCES IN AN EMERGENCY.

For complete details and the Safety Notice from Scott, please click the links below.

Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus equipped with Heads-up Display (HUD).

Complete details can be found at http://www.scotthealthsafety.com/Americas/en/Support/SafetyNotices.aspx

Other user notices may be found at http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npptl/usernotices/default.html