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Document ID (ISN)102565
CIS number 03-1758
ISSN - Serial title 0137-7043 - Bezpieczeństwo pracy
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Majchrzycka K.
Title The protection factor - A basis for selecting respirators
Original title Wskaźnik ochrony - podstawowe kryterium doboru sprzętu ochrony układu oddechowego [in Polish]
Bibliographic information Mar. 2003, No.3, p.25-27. Illus. 10 ref.
Abstract This article presents the concept of the "protection factor" and discusses its application for selecting respirators. It presents the results of studies conducted in the European Union and in the United States, as well as a method for determining the protection factor for different types of respirators.
Descriptors (primary) selection of equipment; atmospheric pollution; respirators
Descriptors (secondary) evaluation of equipment; respiratory system; Poland; USA; European Communities; directive; particulate removing respirators; oxygen deficiency; research; description of technique; harmful substances
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Respiratory protection
Environmental pollution
Air pollution