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Document ID (ISN)107150
CIS number 07-1135
ISSN - Serial title 0029-7909 - Occupational Hazards
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Torres K.
Title Breathing right
Bibliographic information Aug. 2006, p.30-33. Illus.
Abstract Providing effective and appropriate respiratory protection for workers in a contaminated environment can save lives. Contents of this article on selection of respirators: choosing the right respirator; importance of training; qualitative and quantitative fit testing; life expectancy of cartridges; caring for respirators; health surveillance; rules to be followed for implementing a successful respiratory protection programme.
Descriptors (primary) respirators; selection of equipment
Descriptors (secondary) preventive maintenance; sorbent filters; information of personnel; leakage testing; medical supervision
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Respiratory protection