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Escape Breathing Apparatus

ELSA Escape Breathing Apparatus

Fast and simple to put on in an emergency situation and providing powerful protection from harmful gases, ELSA has help thousands of people escape safely from hazardous atmospheres such as in a fire. 

Scott® has been manufacturing breathing apparatus for well over 75 years – one of their original concepts being the ELSA Escape Breathing Apparatus. ELSA is the third generation of the original Emergency Life Support Apparatus pioneered under the proven Sabre® brand and it complies fully with the latest SOLAS regulations (Safety of Life at Sea - international treaty concerning the safety of merchant ships).

Through extensive research and development ELSA has now become the industry standard for Escape Breathing Apparatus. 


  • Very simple to operate – starts automatically upon opening of bag
  • Provides clean breathable air
  • Easily rechargeable and reusable
  • 10 and 15 minute versions available
  • Limited training required
  • Easy to follow illustrated user instructions
  • Anti-static bag available in standard High Visibility (Hi Vis) or black colours
  • Unique cubic hood design with elastomeric neck seal for easy donning and excellent visibility 
  • Hood design enables it to be worn by those with a beard or glasses.

The ELSA Escape Breathing Apparatus is designed for rapid escape from hazardous industrial and marine environments and is simple to put on in an emergency.

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