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Comments on the combination of respiratory protective devices with PPE against drowning

When it is necessary for a respiratory protective device and PPE against drowning to be worn at the same time and the respiratory protective device does not possess a defined inherent buoyancy, a lifejacket with an inherent buoyancy of at least 275 N must be worn.

References to the German technical rule BGR 201 governing the use of personal protective equipment against drowning, October 2007 (in German):