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Barrick Gold Training Fatalities
On October 17, 2002, a 49-year-old mine rescue team trainer with 26 years mining experience and a 38-year-old co-trainer with 2 years mining experience were fatally injured at an abandoned underground gold mine.  Both were participating under oxygen in an exercise to evaluate conditions in this mine.  As the team was walking up the steep decline to return to the surface, the victims experienced breathing difficulties and collapsed.  The first victim was pronounced dead at the scene.  The second victim was transported to a medical facility where he succumbed to his injuries on October 23, 2002.  See MSHA's fatal accident investigation report.  More ...

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Neutronics/Biomarine Position Statement
Position statement issued by Neutronics/Biomarine following the fatal accident (above) at the Barrick Goldstrike Storm Decline on October 17, 2002.

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BioPak 240R Facepiece Donning Checklist
This document, provided for trained 240R users, goes through the steps to successfully donning the apparatus facepiece.

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NIOSH Approvals - BioPak 240R
NIOSH approval numbers for component assemblies of the BioPak 240R self-contained breathing apparatus.

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BioPak 240R Revolution
Full color brochure from Biomarine on the BioPak 240R self-contained breathing apparatus.

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How to Successfully Wash, Disinfect and Dry Your BioPak 240 Revolution
As part of turn-around maintenance the BioPak 240R must be thoroughly washed, disinfected, rinsed and dried.  IT IS THE FIRST STEP of the process and must be done as soon as possible after each use.  Undue delay or failure to wash/disinfect, rinse and dry the BioPak 240R can lead to mold/mildew growth inside the apparatus.

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BioPak 240R Literature
Text and photos about the BioPak 240R highlight this document from the manufacturer.

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Composite Pressure Vessel Users Guide
Specifications and warnings for Carleton composite cylinders.

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BioPak 240R User Overview
This PDF presentation for trained users of the BioPak 240R provides detailed information about the construction of the breathing apparatus and the function of its parts and assemblies.

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Benchman's Manual - BioPak 240 Revolution
BioPak 240 Revolution benchman's manual from the manufacturer.

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Performance Comparison of Rescue Breathing Apparatus
NIOSH RI 9650 - A performance comparison of 14 rescue breathing apparatus was undertaken as an assessment of past and present worldwide technology.  Rescue breathing apparatus are self-contained, closed-circuit breathing apparatus used for entry into areas having atmospheres that are immediately dangerous to life and health.

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MSHA Approval - RMS Pressure and Temperature Monitoring Device
Letter of approval from MSHA for the RMS Pressure and Temperature Monitoring Device.

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User's Manual - Scott Facepiece
Scott facepiece users manual from the manufacturer.
Official Spectacle Kits for Scott Safety SCBA Respiratory Masks External Link
SafeVision is the Authorized Prescription Spectacle Kit Manufacturer for all Scott Safety SCBA and Full Face Respirator Masks.
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BioPak 240R Turn-Around Maintenance
It is imperative that prior to using the BioPak 240R all bench tests must have been performed and documented on the Turn-Around Maintenance tag which is attached to the BioPak 240R.  Also, before using the BioPak 240R a fully charged oxygen cylinder, two fully frozen ice canisters and a recharge of carbon dioxide absorbent must be installed.

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BioPak 240R User Instructions
This manual is for use by personnel trained in the use and care of compressed oxygen, closed-circuit breathing apparatus, and MUST NOT be used as a self-teaching guide by untrained users.  Failure to understand or adhere to the BioPak user instructions and BioPak benchman manual may result in injury or death.

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User's Manual - BioPak 240 Revolution
BioPak 240 Revolution users manual from the manufacturer.

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User's Quiz - BioPak 240 Revolution
BioPak 240 Revolution users quiz from the manufacturer.

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Benchman's Manual - BioPak 240S
BioPak 240S benchman's manual from the manufacturer.

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User's Manual - BioPak 240S
BioPak 240S user's manual from the manufacturer.

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DOT Permit - Carleton composite cylinder
This special permit authorizes the manufacture, mark, sale, and use of non-DOT specification fully wrapped carbon-fiber reinforced aluminum lined cylinders for the transportation in commerce of the materials authorized by this special permit.

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BioPak 240R Literature - Spanish
Spanish version: Text and photos about the BioPak 240R highlight this document from the manufacturer.

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Benchman's Quiz - BioPak 20 Revolution
BioPak 240 Revolution benchman's quiz from the manufacturer.
BioPak 240 Revolution Literature External Link
Visit the BioPak 240R web site for all the latest documentation on the BioPak 240 Revolution.
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