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Document ID (ISN)43970
CIS number 85-791
ISBN(s) 0-250-40587-3
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Teresinski M.F., Cheremisinoff P.N.
Title Industrial respiratory protection
Bibliographic information The Butterworth Group, Borough Green, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 8PH, United Kingdom, June 1983. 349p. Illus. 120 ref. Price: ú30.00.
Abstract This book provides an overview of respiratory protection in the industrial sector in terms of inter-disciplinary elements including human physiology, anatomy, toxicology, biomechanical engineering and plant engineering. Contents: anatomy and physiology of human respiration; toxicology; sampling and analysis for hazard evaluation; industrial ventilation; respirator filters and chemical cartridges; supplied air respirators; self-contained breathing apparatus; fit testing; respirator choice; asbestos; special interest areas (fire fighting, confined spaces, protective garment ensemble).
Descriptors (primary) respirators; ventilation
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; leakage testing; protective clothing; air purifying respirators; asbestos; toxicology; confined spaces; manuals; mechanical ventilation; physiology of respiratory system; pulmonary function; self-contained breathing apparatus; supplied air hoods; sampling and analysis; gas removing respirators
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Respiratory protection