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Document ID (ISN)105100
CIS number 06-672
ISSN - Serial title 1351-0711 - Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Howie R.M.
Title Respiratory protective equipment
Bibliographic information June 2005, Vol.62, No.6, p.423-428. Illus. 10 ref.
Abstract This article outlines the role of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) in a risk control programme. Contents: setting up an effective RPE programme (hazard evaluation, substitution, technical control measures, information of personnel, training, supervision, maintenance); classes of RPE (breathing apparatus, filter devices, performance levels); RPE selection (legal requirements, selecting the type of breathing apparatus or filter device, selecting the device).
Descriptors (primary) description of equipment; respirators; selection of equipment
Descriptors (secondary) supervision of use of protective equipment; information of personnel; legal aspects; air purifying respirators
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Respiratory protection