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Self-contained breathing apparatus

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  1. sometimes referred to as a Compressed Air Breathing Apparatus or simply Breathing Apparatus is a device worn by rescue workers, firefighters, and others to provide breathable air in a hostile environment

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  2. used out of water, worn by rescue workers, firefighters, and others

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  3. When not used underwater, they are sometimes called industrial breathing sets

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  4. The term "self-contained" means that the breathing set is not dependent on a remote supply (e.g., through a long hose)

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  5. If designed for use under water, it is called SCUBA (= self-contained underwater breathing apparatus)

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