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No Time to Lose — visual standards of respiratory prevention measures

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No Time to Lose — visual standards of respiratory prevention measures
  • United Kingdom
Provider: 
IOSH — Institution of Occupational Safety and Health
Available in languages: 
English
Description: 

The 'No Time to Lose' campaign of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) aims to make carcinogenic exposure issues more widely understood and to help businesses take action. Nine posters illustrate proper prevention measures regarding respiratory protection:

  • Disposable half mask respirator — also referred to as filtering facepiece or orinasal respirator.
  • Reusable half mask respirator — particle filter.
  • Reusable half mask respirator — gas/vapour filter.
  • Full face mask respirator — particle filter.
  • Full face mask respirator — gas/vapour filter.
  • Powered respirator with mask.
  • Powered respirator with hood/helmet.
  • Using extraction to keep dust levels down.
  • Using on-tool extraction to keep dust levels down.
Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Tasks covered: 
Not applicable
Biological hazard: 
Not applicable
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Fibres
Gases
Nanoparticles (airborne liquids/solids including smoke or mist)
Vapours
Hazard - health effects: 
Not applicable
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Prevention measures: 
Level 2. Technical measures, e.g. local exhaust ventilation
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
Guidance
Type
Type: 
Visual resources
Target group: 
Workers
Year of publication: 
2016