Sperian Respiratory Wins Big SCBA Contract in S. California

Sperian Respiratory Protection announced today that it and its distributor, L.N. Curtis & Sons, have been awarded the SCBA contract for the Southern California Area Personal Protective Equipment Consortium (SCAPPEC). Sperian will provide SCBAs, SCBA communication components, CBRN PAPRs, and related SCBA items in the three-year contract, which is among the largest municipal fire service SCBA orders ever placed in the United States, according to the manufacturer.

The Warrior SCBA received its certification to NFPA 1981 and 1982, 2007 Editions, less than four months ago. To fulfill the SCAPPEC contract, about 4,200 Warrior SCBAs and related items will be shipped to fire departments in the greater Los Angeles County area during the next 10 months. Field evaluation and performance tests preceded the decision to award the contract.

"The cooperation among the fire departments that comprise SCAPPEC makes a statement to the nation about the importance of SCBA interoperability," said Steve Weinstein, senior SCBA product manager for Sperian Respiratory Protection. "These participating departments now have the opportunity to be fully compatible with each other in mutual aid and rapid intervention scenarios."

"This is a tremendous approval by the firefighting community of the integration, reliability, comfort, and safety features of the Warrior," said Jeff Shipley, Warrior product manager for the company. "This was a difficult, complicated, and highly sought-after contract with nationwide visibility. We are very pleased with our Warrior SCBA and honored that SCAPPEC chose it as the product that meets their needs." For more information, visit www.sperianfire.com or contact Shipley at 714-427-5320 or jshipley@sperianprotection.com.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Get the Ultimate Guide to OSHA Recordkeeping

    When it comes to OSHA recordkeeping there are always questions regarding the requirements and in and outs. IndustrySafe is here to help. We put together this page with critical information to help answer your key questions about OSHA recordkeeping.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We put together a guide that’s easy to digest so you can ensure you're complying with OSHA's training standards.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus