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Document ID (ISN)78172
CIS number 02-302
ISSN - Serial title Drägerheft
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Besser G., Werner W.
Title Modern methods of mask maintenance - A new cost-effective process for cleaning and disinfecting of protective masks
Original title Moderne Maskenwartung - Ein neues kostengünstiges Verfahren für die Reinigung und Desinfektion von Atemschutzmasken [in German]
Bibliographic information Dec. 1999, No.370, p.26-34. Illus.
Abstract Masks used by firefighters or rescue workers need to be regularly cleaned and disinfected. A new process for the maintenance of these masks is described. After an initial cursory wash, the masks are placed in protective bags, and washed and disinfected in a single operation in a programmable industrial machine. Besides being economical, this process avoids in most cases the need to dismantle the mask before washing.
Descriptors (primary) air purifying respirators; cleaning; disinfection of equipment
Descriptors (secondary) description of technique; economic aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cleaning work
Respiratory protection