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Performance evaluation of respiratory protective equipment used in paint spraying operations.
Cincinnati, OH: 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. 76-177, 1976 Jun; :1-110
Report of a study to determine respirator effectiveness using practices in spray painting operations. Results are presented of a field survey to evaluate respirator use in spray painting, of on- site tests to determine respirator efficiency in removing paint spray particulates and solvents, and of laboratory particulate and solvent respirator penetration tests. Recommendations are made concerning future respirator research, respirator use practices and improvements in respirator testing and certification.
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-099-72-0096; Respiratory-protection; Respiratory-system-disorders; Spray-painting-industry; Painting-industry; Toxic-substances; Inhalation; Personal-protective-equipment
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-177; Contract-099-72-0096
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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