Definition – Protective equipment used by cabin crew in case of emergency of hazardous incidents in the aircraft.
What to teach – Pre-flight checks and operations of safety equipment’s.
Why it’s being taught – The duties of a cabin crew member include ensuring the safety of passengers during a flight therefore each member should be knowledgeable of all safety equipment’s in the aircraft. First aid portable oxygen.
Pressure gauge – Pointer above 1500psi, PSI needle in red band
Mask & fitting – Correct mask with bayonet fitting stowed in bag
Expiry date – Valid (see label under pressure gauge)
Sealed – With a wire seal
Carrying strap – Intact
Amount – According to LOPA