Operate Breathing Apparatus

MSMWHS216 Operate Breathing Apparatus


This workshop provides a guide to maintaining and operating an open circuit breathing apparatus, correct testing and donning procedures as per standards.

Target Audience:

This workshop is aimed at ensuring the health and safety of employees who are required to undertake work activities within an irrespirable atmosphere.

Learning Outcomes:

Learning Methods:

Program Benefits:


  • Understand the respiratory system and effects of irrespirable atmospheres on the body
  • Apply the principles of breathing apparatus control
  • Carry out inspection and pre-donning checks and correctly don breathing apparatus
  • Operate breathing apparatus
  • Clean and maintain breathing apparatus

Upcoming Workshops

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