... and the plant telephone system was being used to instruct equipment operators to manually adjust certain key valves in ... The attempts were severely limited by dense smoke and inadequate breathing apparatus. ... The official Nuclear Regulatory Commission report noted other deficiencies: aBreathing apparatus was in short supply and not all of the Scott air packs were serviceable. ... The breathing apparatus was recharged from precharged bulk cylinders by pressure equalizaticn.
|Title||:||Public Hearing Before Senate Committee on Energy, Agriculture and Environment on Nuclear Power, Held March 10, 1976, Ocean County Community College, Toms River, New Jersey|