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Protective clothing standards for firefighters.

Authors
Utech-HP
Source
Occupational safety research specifically related to personal protection - a symposium, January 1974, Cincinnati, Ohio. Rentos PG, Kamin JI, eds. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 75-143, 1975 May; :207-248
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NIOSHTIC No.
00117974
Abstract
Protective clothing standards for firefighters are reviewed. The potential for exposure of firefighters to various gases is summarized. Statistics on the types and frequencies of injuries to firefighters are presented. Current standards for firefighters' protective equipment are summarized. Deficiencies in design or performance of available equipment and clothing are also described, and current research efforts towards the development of more comfortable and efficient clothing and equipment are summarized.
Keywords
Health-protection; Personal-protective-equipment; Safety-equipment; Safety-clothing; Protective-clothing; Fire-fighting-equipment; Fire-hazards; Fire-protection-equipment
Publication Date
19750501
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Editors
Rentos-PG; Kamin-JI
Funding Type
Contract
Fiscal Year
1975
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Source Name
Occupational safety research specifically related to personal protection - a symposium, January 1974, Cincinnati, Ohio.
State
OH; DC
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