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Document ID (ISN)105807
CIS number 06-1410
ISSN - Serial title 1287-7778 - Prévention BTP
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Richard A.M.
Title Respirators - precious air
Original title Masques respiratoires - Un air précieux [in French]
Bibliographic information May 2006, No.85, p.28-29. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract Given the wide variety of exposure hazards in the building and construction sector, including wood dust, asbestos fibres and solvent vapours, choosing the appropriate respirator is a key factor for ensuring the effectiveness of protection. This article covers the various types of respirators (filtering or insulating), their selection as a function of the tasks to be undertaken, correct use (respirator size suited to the user, user training) and the marking of respirators.
Descriptors (primary) selection of equipment; respirators; construction industry
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; marking; mists; respirable dust
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Construction industry and civil engineering
Respiratory protection