Figure 8-11Donning the back strap model of the self-contained breathing apparatus.
Step 4: Continue to carry the cylinder overhead
donned with the chest strap fastened, adjustment is
toward the back where it can be released to the back.
Step 5: Lean forward when the cylinder is released
Step 6: With both hands on their respective sides,
so that the cylinder will not slide down the back.
grasp the two harness takeup straps located near the
Fasten and adjust the upper chest strap to hold the
chest, just below the armpits, and pull down and out
demand regulator in position. If equipment is
to tighten the equipment firmly to the back.