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Document ID (ISN)105338
CIS number 06-915
ISSN - Serial title 0120-5684 - Protección y seguridad
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Patarroyo Montejo J.R.
Title Occupational hazards and respiratory protection
Original title Riesgos profesionales y la protección respiratoria [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Nov.-Dec. 2005, Vol.51, No.304, p.58-62. Illus. 4 ref.
Abstract This article reviews occupational hazards for the respiratory system and provides guidance on the selection and use of respiratory protective equipment. Topics addressed: identification of occupational hazards; factors affecting the effects of contaminants; health hazards; types of respiratory protection; implementation of a respiratory protection programme; maintenance of respirators.
Descriptors (primary) selection of equipment; risk factors; respirators
Descriptors (secondary) supplied air respirators; air purifying respirators
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceColombia
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Respiratory protection