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Personal protective devices.

Authors
Schulte-HF
Source
The industrial environment - its evaluation and control, 3rd edition. 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. 74-117, 1973 Jan; :519-531
NIOSHTIC No.
00074579
Abstract
Personal protective devices are considered to be last resort types of controls, to be used only where engineering controls cannot be used or are not adequate. Information is given on selection and correct manner of use of equipment for protection against inhalation hazards, including where used, approval systems and schedules, particle-removing air purifying respirators, gas and vapor-removing air purifying respirators, atmosphere supplying respirators, worker acceptance, training, heat, communications, and a respirator program for industry. The use of ear plugs and ear muffs for protection against noise is discussed, and information is given on equipment for protection of skin and body against contamination, corrosive chemicals, skin penetration, heat and cold.
Keywords
Personal-protective-equipment; Safety-equipment; Air-contaminants; Airborne-particulates; Hazardous-materials; Body-protection; Ear-protection; Protective-clothing; Respiratory-protective-equipment
Publication Date
19730101
Document Type
Chapter
Fiscal Year
1973
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Identifying No.
Contract-099-71-0045
Source Name
The industrial environment - its evaluation and control, 3rd edition
State
OH
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