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Respirators & Their Uses Safety Poster


Respirators & Their Uses Safety Poster


Full-Color Motivational Poster
2-sided, Encapsulated Lamination
English OR Spanish
Standard Size 18″ x 24″
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Full Color Motivational Safety Poster 18″ x 24″ Laminated
RESPIRATORS & THEIR USESAIR-PURIFYING RESPIRATORSMany have filters, cartridges, or canisters that remove contaminants from the air by passing the ambient air through the air-purifying element before it reaches the user.Particulate Respirator* Captures particles in the air, such as dusts, mists, and fumes* Does not protect against gases or vapors* Generally becomes more effective as particles accumulate on the filter and plug spaces between the fibersCombination Respirator* Normally used in atmospheres that contain hazards of both particulates and gases* Have both particulate filters and gas/vapor filtersGas and Vapor Respirator* Are normally used when there are only hazardous gases and vapors in the air.* Uses chemical filters to remove dangerous gases or vapors and protect against specific gases or vapors, notairborne particles* Provides protection only as long as the filter’s absorbing capacity is not depleted* Generally equipped with an end-of-service-life indicator (ESLI).* If no ESLI is present, a change schedule is necessary
ATMOSPHERE-SUPPLYING RESPIRATORSSupplied-Air Respirator (SAR)* Makes use of a hose to deliver clean, safe air from a stationary source of compressed air* Provides clean air for long periods of time and is light weight for the user* Limits the range of user-mobility and may fail due to hose damage* Are normally used when there are extended work periods required in atmospheres that ARE NOT immediatelydangerous to life and health (IDLH)Combination Respirator* Have an auxiliary self-contained air supply to be used if the primary supply fails* The self-contained portion can be small since it only needs to supply enough air for escape* Can be used for entry into confined spacesSelf-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)* Consists of a wearable, clean-air supply pack* Doesn’t restrict movement with a hose connection* The closed-circuit type can provide air up to 4 hours* The open-circuit type only provides air for 30 – 60 minutes

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Weight 0.2 lbs
Dimensions 24 × 3 × 3 in



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