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Respiratory protection: an employer's manual.

Authors
Karches-GJ
Source
NIOSH 1978 Oct; :1-98
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00092770
Abstract
Information is presented to help the employer design and maintain a respiratory protection program. Hazard identification and evaluation are discussed, along with guidelines for the selection of appropriate protection equipment. Medical aspects of proper equipment usage are described, and fitting and testing information is included. Equipment maintenance is described. Suggestions are included for inspection schedules, record keeping, and inspection procedures. Special considerations and conditions for respiratory use are discussed. Information on program evaluation and employee education and training procedures is presented. Also included are OSHA and NIOSH respiratory protection standards.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Personal-protective-equipment; Respiratory-protective-equipment; Work-environment; Safety-practices; Toxic-substances; Air-contamination; Occupational-health
Publication Date
19781001
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1979
NTIS Accession No.
PB80-184401
NTIS Price
A06
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 78-193A
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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