What are the "best practices" procedures when
inspecting SCBA cylinders?
Check the manufacture date on the manufacture label. Any SCBA cylinder with a manufacture date older than 15 YEARS should be taken out of service.
Color-coded vinyl stickers should be used as a quick reference identification tool. When in doubt, personnel should physically check the certification markings on the SCBA cylinder. Hydrostatic markings can be located anywhere on the SCBA cylinder