respirator

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Synonyms for respirator

a breathing device for administering long-term artificial respiration

a protective mask with a filter

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Air-purifying respirators are one method to protect against these hazards.
In 2010, sales of air-purifying respirators accounted for about 14 percent of total company revenue," he said.
Designed for application in multiple situations, it combines the advanced and high-performance features of MSA's latest generation of SCBA with those of a powered air-purifying respirator and gas mask.
Extremely versatile, it combines the advanced and high-performance features of MSA's latest generation of SCBA with those of a powered air-purifying respirator and gas mask.
Unique in design, it combines the advanced and high-performance features of MSA's latest generation self- contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) with those of a powered air-purifying respirator and gas mask to provide firefighters with a three-way, long- duration respiratory protection solution.
The Ultra Elite Gas Mask is the second MSA air-purifying respirator (APR) to be certified this year by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) for CBRN protection.
The Scott Safety product line includes self-contained breathing apparatus, thermal imaging cameras, gas and flame detection instruments, accountability systems, head, hearing, eye and face protection, supplied air, air-purifying respirators, and air compressors.
Department of Health and Human and Services (DHHS), however, provides written PPE guidance that states both the N-95 and powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs) are not negative pressure respirators: both can allow contaminants to breach the units (DHHS, 2014).
Hospitals must provide air-purifying respirators (PAPRs) with a full cowl or hood for optimal protection for the head, face and neck of any RN or other staff who provide care for a suspected or confirmed Ebola patient.
The California-based nurses' union, National Nurses United, said hospitals still lack enough hazardous materials suits which leave no skin exposed and sufficient powered air-purifying respirators to properly protect nurses from exposure, Yahoo News reported.
Riley and anyone working with him wear protective "head-to-toe moon suits" with air-purifying respirators when they work.