• Published: 20 Jun 2011
  • Incident ID: 3333

Fake EEBD Sets

Cause & Consequence

  • Failure of PPE/RPE
Incident Consequence

Incident Location

Any Location Type

Incident Activity

Any Activity Type

Incident Info Source

Step change in safety

Specific Incident Equipment

UNITOR / MSA UNISCAPE 15H Emergency Escape Breathign Devices

Lessons Identified

Only upon close and detailed inspection would the differences between the authentic and fake EEBD be identified.This alert shows what the subtle diffrences are.The EEBD does NOT fit the head of the user.Even the printed material is similar to that of the authentic equipment.The storage bag looks different.

Incident Recommendations

Thoroughly inspect your EEBD, and have this procedure done by a competent person.

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