Quick Selection Guide to Chemical Protective Clothing

Author: Krister Forsberg,S. Z. Mansdorf

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470146818

Category: Science

Page: 203

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Chemical Protective Clothing is the last line of defence for protecting the skin, so care must be taken to ensure it provides the protection expected. This one-stop guidebook provides users with the latest information on selection, use and care of Chemical Protective Clothing including protective gloves, suits, and other garments. There is no other independent source of information on the market, which updates on a regular basis. This new edition has been fully extended to cover all the latest advances in the protective clothing industry, and now boasts colour-coded selection recommendations, to aid the user further in achieving a safer workflow.
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Chemical Protective Clothing Performance Index

Author: Krister Forsberg,Lawrence H. Keith

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: 9780471328445

Category: Science

Page: 639

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The world's most comprehensive source of performance data on chemical protective clothing The Performance Index provides industrial hygienists and workplace safety professionals with the most complete, up-to-date, reliable resource for making informed decisions on chemical protective clothing (CPC). Painstakingly compiled and evaluated by internationally recognized experts Krister Forsberg and Lawrence Keith, this new and expanded edition presents virtually all available data on the resistance of CPC to a wide variety of chemicals. Coverage spans test records from manufacturers worldwide, including CPC permeation and degradation data obtained with ASTM methods as well as other regulatory standards. Organized by chemical name and CAS Number, the new edition features: * Over 10,500 chemical permeation tests--more than double the number of the 1989 edition * An additional 3,000+ chemical degradation tests * Coverage of 860 chemicals and mixtures--200 more than in the last edition * Information on more than 350 different types and models of CPC, including gloves, hazmat suits, boots, visors, and more * Roughly 50,000 data entries on such subjects as test material, thickness, permeation rates, breakthrough times, permeation index numbers, and references--twice as many as in the last edition Also available from Wiley . Quick Selection Guide to Chemical Protective Clothing Third Edition by Krister Forsberg and S. Z. Mansdorf 0-471-28797-0 Based on data from the Performance Index, this bestselling guide includes information on 600 chemicals and 16 representative barrier materials used in gloves, suits, and other items of protective clothing. It offers the same recommendations as the excellent and comprehensive Performance Index, yet in a concise, readily accessible format.
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Confined space entry and emergency response

Author: Dwight Alan Veasey,Lisa Craft McCormick,Barbara M. Hilyer

Publisher: Wiley-Interscience

ISBN: 9780471778455

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 486

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EVERY SECOND COUNTS WHEN YOU'RE RESPONDING TO AN EMERGENCY INVOLVINGCONFINED SPACE-HERE'S THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO PERFORMING FLAWLESS RESCUES! Confined Space Entry and Emergency Response utilizes a realistic, scenario-based approach to teach you-and your staff-the right way to respond to an incident involving a confined space. The authors provide intensive, step-by-step guidance through the challenging maze of training regulations, equipment needs, and procedures to keep your response team finely tuned and ready to go under any conditions. You'll find expert, detailed coverage of complex-and often confusing-topics such as: * The basic components of rescue * OSHA's regulations for confined space entry and rescue * Confined space entry permitting * Assessing confined space hazards * Hazardous atmospheres and how to protect entrants from them * Air monitoring in confined spaces * Selection and use of personal protective equipment * The use of ropes and rigging The CD-ROM includes the Instructor's Guide along with lesson plans and useful practice tools such as worksheets, exercise handouts, performance checklists, diagrams and equipment lists for field exercises, instructions for building field training simulators, and guidelines for identifying rescue trainers and evaluating their competency as well as that of outside rescue teams. Everything you need to effectively train those working in a confined space can truly be found within these pages and on the CD-ROM.
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Handbook of Chemical Health and Safety

Author: Robert J. Alaimo

Publisher: Amer Chemical Society

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 652

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Provides information on proper chemcial equipment handling including, purchasing, storage, use, and disposal.
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