|Document ID (ISN)||104698|
|Convention or series no.
||HSE Booklet INDG288(rev1)
Health and Safety Executive
||Selection of suitable respiratory protective equipment for work with asbestos
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, rev. ed., 2003. 25p. 13 ref.
||http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg288.pdf [in English]
||This guidance is aimed at employers and self-employed contractors in the building industry, at persons working with asbestos-containing insulation materials and at safety representatives. It provides advice on selecting the appropriate respirators and making sure they are used correctly and maintained in good condition. Contents: why respirators are necessary; when they should be provided; control measures to be applied before resorting to respirators; selection of respirators; evaluation of expected exposure concentrations; protection factors; facepiece fit testing; consulting employees; maintenance, training and supervision; common misuses of respirators when working with asbestos. Replaces CIS 03-352.
||United Kingdom; asbestos; respirators; building industry; asbestos removal
||supervision of use of protective equipment; selection of equipment; exposure evaluation; safety guides; replaced; protection criteria; leakage testing
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Construction industry and civil engineering