|Document ID (ISN)||101020|
|Convention or series no.
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
||Respiratory protection programme - Recommendations, selection and use of respirators
||Programa de proteção respiratória - Recomendações, seleção e uso de respiradores [in Portuguese]|
||Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 05409-002, Brazil, 2002. 127p. Illus. 36 ref. Price: BRL 10.00.
||This publication provides practical guidance on designing a respiratory protection programme as well as on the selection and use of respirators. Contents: requirements applicable to respiratory protection programmes; qualifications required for managing a respiratory protection programme and responsibilities of the responsible person; written procedures for routine and emergency use; factors influencing the selection of equipment (routine work, work in confined spaces, in IDLH atmospheres or under reduced pressure, other factors); training in the use of the equipment; air-tightness testing; maintenance; inspection and storage; breathing air for self-contained or compressed air respirators. The 11 appendices provide additional information (glossary, procedures for cleaning and carrying out air-tightness testing, evaluation of the aptitude of workers to wearing the respirators, classification of respirators according to their mode of work).
||Brazil; selection of equipment; training material; plant safety and health organization; respirators
||health programmes; hazardous locations; work in confined spaces; glossary; self-contained breathing apparatus; qualifications; equipment testing; training manuals
||C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
|Country / State or Province||Brazil|
|Broad subject area(s)