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Document ID (ISN)48929
CIS number 88-270
ISBN(s) 0-250-40477-X
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rajhans G.S., Blackwell D.S.L.
Title Practical guide to respirator usage in industry
Bibliographic information Butterworth Publishers, 80 Montvale Ave., Stoneham, MA 02180, USA, and Borough Green, Sevenoaks, Kent TN15 8PQ, United Kingdom, 1985. 161p. Illus. Bibl. Index. Price: GBP 36.00.
Abstract This book details the elements of a total respiratory protection programme to be used in industry, in particular to comply with US standards. Contents: respiratory hazards and their evaluation; respirator types and their limitations; criteria for the selection and fitting of respiratory equipment; administration and training; maintenance and care; medical supervision; criteria for a respiratory protection programme; case studies of specific industrial applications; research needs.
Descriptors (primary) toxic substances; safety programmes; respirators
Descriptors (secondary) hazard criteria; evaluation of equipment; USA; case study; safety training in industry; hazard evaluation; sampling and analysis; medical supervision; maintenance and repair
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Respiratory protection
Safety programmes