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ACGIH 13-007

Personal Protective Equipment for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological hazards: Design, Evaluation, and Selection

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Organization: ACGIH
Publication Date: 1 January 2012
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Personal protective equipment (PPE) is critical forthose dealing with toxic, infectious, and radioactivematerials. An easily accessible guide for professionalsand researchers in all PPE fields, this book takes afresh look at how PPE is designed, selected, and usedin today's emergency response environment whereusers may need to be protected against deliberatelyused chemical, biological, or radiological agents in terrorismor warfare scenarios as well as more traditional hazards.Covering the physics, chemistry, and physiology of these hazards, thebook explains how PPE protects from various forms of hazards as well as how to use this information to select PPE against these highly hazardoussubstances for first responder or military users. The design ofPPE and components plus relevant performance and evaluation standardsare also discussed.

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ACGIH 13-007
January 1, 2012
Personal Protective Equipment for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological hazards: Design, Evaluation, and Selection
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is critical forthose dealing with toxic, infectious, and radioactivematerials. An easily accessible guide for professionalsand researchers in all PPE fields, this...
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