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Document ID (ISN)112379
CIS number 12-0234
Year 2010
Convention or series no. Guía Técnica 02
Title Guide to the selection and testing of respiratory protection
Original title Guía para la selección y control de protección respiratoria [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto de Salud Pública de Chile, Departamento Salud Ocupacional y Contaminación Ambiental, av. Marathon 1000, Ñuñoa, Santiago 7780050, Chile, 2010, 34p. Illus.
Internet access Guía_para_la_selección_y_control_(02)_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in Spanish]
Abstract Contents of this guide to the selection and testing of respiratory protective equipment: introduction; objective; terminology; respiratory protection; selection of respiratory protective equipment; recommendations for the testing of respiratory protective equipment. Appendices include: check list for the selection of respiratory protective equipment; aspects to be considered based on the personal characteristics of users; fit testing recommendations; inspection and storage; description of several types of respirators.
Descriptors (primary) equipment testing; selection of equipment; respirators; supply of personal protective equipment; description of equipment
Descriptors (secondary) Chile; leakage testing; safety guides; check lists; public OSH institutions
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceChile
Subject(s) Personal protection
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Respiratory protection