Handbook of Respiratory Protection: Safeguarding Against Current and Emerging Hazards

LeeAnn Racz, Dirk P. Yamamoto, Robert M. Eninger

November 29, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 559 Pages - 107 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498781145 - CAT# K29957
Series: Environmental and Occupational Health Series


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  • Presents a comprehensive coverage of current regulatory requirements
  • Provides a detailed discussion on respiratory protection program management
  • Includes material on harmful effects of inhaled toxics
  • Covers filtration technology
  • Addresses recent research and advancements in respiratory protection


Respiratory protection includes devices and management techniques for keeping people safe from hazardous materials. This handbook presents the state-of-the-art in respiratory protection technology as well as best management practices for work centers. Included are topics relevant to industry, government, and healthcare that provide guidance and tools for ensuring the best possible protection for workers. Most books on this topic are at least 20 years old. Research, technology and management techniques have advanced over the past two decades. This new handbook is needed to provide updated information relevant to today's occupational needs for industrial hygiene and safety professionals.