|Document ID (ISN)||106422|
|ISSN - Serial title
|Convention or series no.
||Don't let work make you breathless
||Ne laissez pas le travail vous couper le souffle [in French]|
||Mar. 2006, No.3, p.4-8. Illus.
||There are many situations in which workers cannot breathe the ambient air without risks to their health and need to wear respirators. This article discusses the selection of this equipment. Topics addressed: causes of respiratory impairment due to ambient air pollution; definitions of exposure limits, minimum protection factor, odour threshold; types of respirators; selection of the appropriate type of respirator; safe use of respirators.
||airborne dust; toxic gases; respirators; selection of equipment; respirable dust
||gas removing respirators; supplied air respirators; hypoxia; safe working methods; self-contained breathing apparatus; particulate removing respirators; limitation of exposure
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Belgium|
|Broad subject area(s)