The requirements of EEBD as per SOLAS:
- Used to escape from a compartment which has a hazardous atmosphere.
- Not to be used for fire fighting.
- Min air supply of 10mins.
- Shall include a hood or a face mask.
- Hood or face mask to be flame resistant.
- Capable of being carried hands free.
- Brief instructions clearly printed.
- Atleast 2 in the accommodation spaces + spares.
- In all machinery spaces at easily visible points