General examination to ensure:

The equipment is properly located?

The equipment is undamaged?

The equipment is unobstructed?

The equipment is ready for immediate use?

Check contents as per list:

2 Sigma CABA sets

4 Spare BA cylinders

2 Safety belts and lifeline

3 Complete firemen outfits

3 pairs rubber safety boots

3 pairs leather gloves

3 fire and helmets

3 fire mans helmets

3 torches

3 fire mans axes

3 flash hoods

1 water fog applicator

1 set of fire plans

1 BA control board

1 BA controllers tabard

1 chinagraph pencil

1 Medi Wipes container

1 Radio and Charger


Are all CABA sets ready for immediate use?

Are harness straps extended to their maximum position?

Are sets inspected and found to be I damaged and in good order?

Are cylinders attached to CABA sets check to be of 270 bar or over?

Are face masks clean and bagged for hygiene?

BA Cylinders

Are cylinders in good condition with no visual damage?

Are all cylinders charged to 270 bar or more?

Are cylinders stowed with red caps?

Torches and Batteries

Are all batteries in date?

Are torches fully functional?

Safety Helmets

As per Fleet Regulation 10.1.098 helmets provided as part of a fire fighting outfit do not need to be replaced at 5 yearly intervals provided that the condition is regularly checked.

There are no visible signs of damage?

Helmet does not crack when squeezed at the sides between 25-30mm?

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.