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Human variability and respirator sizing.

Authors
McConville-JT; Churchill-E
Source
NIOSH 1976 Mar; :1-88
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00055645
Abstract
Anthropometry is discussed and data are given to assist in the designing and sizing of respirator facepieces. Racial, ethnic, and sex differences in the measurements or proportions are discussed. A sizing and design concept and a research procedure are recommended with diagrams and descriptions of head and face measurements.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Sex-factors; Racial-factors; Measurement-instrumentation; Personal-protective-equipment; Respiratory-protective-equipment
Publication Date
19760301
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1976
NTIS Accession No.
PB-266412
NTIS Price
A06
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 76-146
NIOSH Division
DPSE
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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