The intent of an incident accountability system is to reliably track workers while in the danger zone and improve their safety. A sound accountability system also serves to increase operational effectiveness by allowing for the detailed management of the scene’s workforce.

Although similar to the 2013 Edition and bearing the same name, some significant changes are included in the 2018 Edition of Dräger SCBA.

Should the driver/operator use an SCBA while on the scene of a working fire? And for clarity, this means actually breathing the SCBA air as opposed to simple wearing the SCBA. Based on emerging information, the answer to that question is yes!