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Question 540 March 2007

Rescue equipment - High Temperature, oxygen depleted environments - autoclaves

We have large autoclaves filled with nitrogen to protect parts from oxidation at high temperatures and prevent fires internally. They are protected by oxygen sensors and staff are required to wear personal oxygen depletion meters.

Can any member advise what additional rescue equipment they make available and who is trained and directed to use it in the event of an emergency and who maintains it.


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