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1 An Essex Industries Innovation Last Chance Rescue Filter GET OUT.

2 An Essex Industries Innovation Company Background Product Overview Technical Data Donning - User Training Deploy / Administration Inspection / Warranty / Service Life Questions? Today We Will Cover:

3 An Essex Industries Innovation Essex industries, Inc. is a group of family owned companies that have been providing solutions in engineering and manufacturing to the aerospace, defense and healthcare industries since Our product portfolio is robust and is no stranger to respiratory protection; especially at that critical moment. The Essex product portfolio includes: Self contained, oxygen providing smokehoods for military, law-enforcement & commercial Throttle and stick grips for military and commercial aircraft Anti gravity valves for military aircraft Liquid oxygen converters for military aircraft and in-theater hospitals Ground and air ambulance liquid oxygen systems Mass Oxygen Distribution Systems (MODS) for mass casualty and hospital Oxygen regulators and flow control valves for hospital, ambulance & home care Liquid oxygen systems for ambulatory homecare patients High performance auto racing fuel pumps, regulators & flow control Automatic, thermal activated flow shut off valves Company Background:

4 An Essex Industries Innovation Product Overview: The Last Chance Rescue Filter® is an emergency escape device that integrates directly into the SCBA system to give firefighters in an out of air emergency the vital time to perform a self rescue. Essex manufactures a Last Chance Rescue Filter® that is compatible with the following OEM SCBA’s: Draeger MSA Scott Sperian – only available through Sperian Distributors ISI - RDV face mask adapters are available, but are not in production

5 An Essex Industries Innovation Training Video:

6 An Essex Industries Innovation Technical Data: Intended use of the Last Chance Rescue Filter®

7 An Essex Industries Innovation Technical Data: Duration of Use Laboratory Tests Live Burn Tests Test data represents laboratory testing of Last Chance Rescue Filter, conducted at AT Labs a unit of Assay Technologies, Pleasanton, CA. Hydrogen Sulfide Test performed at AJE Testing and Research, Boalsburg, PA. Gas Conditions: Air Flow: 30lpm Constant Flow/ Temperature 20 degree C/ Relative Humidity: 70% * Gas Conditions: Air Flow: 30lpm Constant Flow/ 25 degree C/ Relative Humidity: 90% ** Time Weighted Average

8 An Essex Industries Innovation Technical Data:

9 An Essex Industries Innovation Technical Data: Anatomy of the Last Chance Rescue Filter®

10 An Essex Industries Innovation Technical Data: Size Weight Packaging

11 An Essex Industries Innovation Donning the Last Chance Rescue Filter: Remove from Pouch, Open Barrier Pkg Isolate Yourself Take Last Breath from Air Source Change Over Force Your Breath Out Stay Low and Breathe

12 An Essex Industries Innovation Donning the Last Chance Rescue Filter: If you are still not out of the structure, and you’re almost out of air… Remove filter from the Outer Protective Cover Grasp the two balls and tear open the pouch Filter is ready for donning 1

13 An Essex Industries Innovation Donning the Last Chance Rescue Filter: Isolate yourself from the fire Supplied air is #1! Use your air tank until you can no longer get air to your mask 2

14 An Essex Industries Innovation Donning the Last Chance Rescue Filter: Take the final breath from the SCBA and hold it Remove your regulator and insert the canister Lock in the filter the same way you would connect your secondary regulator 3 4

15 An Essex Industries Innovation Donning the Last Chance Rescue Filter: Exhale once the canister is locked in place! Exhaling will push any products of combustion back through the filter and exhalation valves Be prepared for the switch from positive air pressure to negative 5

16 An Essex Industries Innovation Donning the Last Chance Rescue Filter: Stay low to the ground and breathe at floor level This is where the oxygen will be most abundant and the air coolest 6

17 An Essex Industries Innovation Last Chance Trainers: Red, washable, reusable canister with similar breathing resistance and weight with identical SCBA mask adapter Nylon-based re-sealable pouch with red tear indicators and Velcro which simulates resistance to tear Firefighters should train with the Last Chance Rescue Filter® Trainer until comfortable

18 An Essex Industries Innovation User Training: Operating with the Last Chance Rescue Filter® in an out-of-air emergency Update RIT Branch Officer Exit the structure or seek area of refuge, depending on the situation Activate PASS intermittently Keep RIT team updated as to your location In the extreme case of SCBA harness entrapment, remove the SCBA to escape

19 An Essex Industries Innovation Retrieval of a firefighter who used the Last Chance Rescue Filter® One firefighter determines consciousness and switches downed firefighter back to supplied air If firefighter is not conscious, be sure to open bypass valve to ensure air supply If necessary, another firefighter converts the firefighter’s SCBA into a harness for removal Last Chance Rescue Filter® makes it easier to place the firefighter back on air, as their mask will still be in place User Training:

20 An Essex Industries Innovation Inspection & Warranty: Inspect Last Chance Rescue Filter® during normal SCBA daily or shift inspections Inspect Last Chance Rescue Filter® during the SCBA monthly inspection and log into OSHA inspection sheet

21 An Essex Industries Innovation The Last Chance Rescue Filter® is covered under a warranty for the life of the product. If loss of vacuum is found, turn it over to an officer in charge – who will send to the manufacturer Inspection & Warranty:

22 An Essex Industries Innovation Deploy / Administration: Options for filter being deployed Incorporate Last Chance Rescue Filter® protocol into department’s respiratory protection program SOP’s must stress that filter is for emergency use only The Last Chance Rescue Filter® is not meant to extend operating time in the structure

23 An Essex Industries Innovation Service Life and Replacement Program: 5 year service life if filter remains sealed in the protective pouch Essex will replace, for FREE, any Last Chance Rescue Filter® used in an out- of-air emergency Must be documented in Fire Report Letter must be sent to Fire Chief See the Emergency Escape & Replacement Program

24 An Essex Industries Innovation Escape and Replacement Program: NOTE: For increased accountability and to prevent misuse. The manufacturer suggests that Fire Departments incorporate the Last Chance Rescue Filter ® into the departments Respiratory Protection Plan, SOP’s and SCBA training program. Essex will supply, upon request, a Sample Respiratory Protection Plan, on how to incorporate the LCRF. Last Chance Rescue Filter ® Replacement Program Essex PB&R Corp will replace, FREE of charge, any Last Chance Rescue Filter used in an emergency situation as long as the following criteria is met: 1. Letter on department letterhead sent to Essex PB&R Corp outlining incident # and the events that lead to use of emergency filter. The Chief or other ranking officer must sign the letter. 2. Letter of testimonial for firefighter or firefighters who utilized filter. 3. If possible, contact information for anyone who may have photos of the incident. 4. Send used filter to Essex PB&R for evaluation. Replacements are handled direct from the manufacturer. Please contact Sales at , ext By participating in the free replacement program the department gives Essex PB&R permission to utilize letter and testimonial, to use, publish or reprint in whole or in part the provided statements, pictures, and or quotations regarding the experience with the product.

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