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Respiratory Protection - Are our Standards Protecting Worker Health or Providing a False Sense of Security?

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Type Of Work


  • Report

Abstract


  • To determine whether currently utilised respirator filters effectively filter out Diesel Particulate Matter and provide worker protection; by testing respirator filters used in mining workplaces against DPM, and by measuring the sizes of particles that are penetrating the filters to determine whether that poses an additional health risk for workers.
    Available at: https://www.coalservices.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Project-20634_CSHST-Grant-Final-Report-Submitted.pdf

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Burton, K. A., Whitelaw, J. L., Jones, A. L. & Davies, B. (2016). Respiratory Protection - Are our Standards Protecting Worker Health or Providing a False Sense of Security?.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4341&context=sspapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/3334

Type Of Work


  • Report

Abstract


  • To determine whether currently utilised respirator filters effectively filter out Diesel Particulate Matter and provide worker protection; by testing respirator filters used in mining workplaces against DPM, and by measuring the sizes of particles that are penetrating the filters to determine whether that poses an additional health risk for workers.
    Available at: https://www.coalservices.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Project-20634_CSHST-Grant-Final-Report-Submitted.pdf

Publication Date


  • 2016

Citation


  • Burton, K. A., Whitelaw, J. L., Jones, A. L. & Davies, B. (2016). Respiratory Protection - Are our Standards Protecting Worker Health or Providing a False Sense of Security?.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=4341&context=sspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/sspapers/3334