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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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The AccuFIT9000[TM] measures the concentration of the particulates in the ambient atmosphere and the breathing zone of the respirator while the test subject is performing a series of exercises as described in 29 CFR 1910.134 and then calculates the "Fit Factor" which is a ratio of these two values.
[USPRwire, Wed Jul 31 2019] The purpose of this MRH research study titled "Global Respirator Cartridge Market Insights, Forecast to 2025" is to enlighten the readers about the Respirator Cartridge Market with a stern focus on the development trends and opportunities projected for future years.
The company says the new PortaCount models are packed full of practical features such as direct connection to your PC or tablet using WiFi, and an easy to use software package with a FitCheck mode that helps users achieve a better fit for respirator wearers more quickly.
If, however, the musculature in the oronasal respirator is compromised in the same way as in the oral respirator, some care must be guaranteed, once the incidence of chronic diseases (20, 21) is high, such as rhinitis in children, from 26.6% to 53.3% (22).
The scores for respirator fit and participant comfort during the study period were 6 and 5 on average, respectively, suggesting acceptable toleration of wearing the respirators.
Serial motions during intubation could affect respirator fit and increase the risk of infection [10,11].
Tyler claimed that the respirator he used was defective and inadequate to protect against asbestos and filed suit against American Optical Corp., Cabot Corp., CBS Corp., Foster Wheeler, General Electric, Indasco, Los Angeles Rubber, Pfizer and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.
Under the "do's" on the fact sheet for N95 respirators, one states: "Check to make sure the N95 respirator has no defects such as holes or torn straps." Another says: "Discard an N95 respirator by touching the straps only.
It specifically notes smoke evacuation devices with a 0.1-micron filtration capability for both laparoscopic and open procedures, in addition to using respiratory protection, such as a fit-tested N95 filtering face piece respirator, high-filtration surgical mask.
I Finally, Dan Farmer has sent in the final design for his Universal Respirator project: a portable version of the salt cave (see last issue).
This investigation, part of a larger study and some of the results which have previously been reported [7], was undertaken by the National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) of NIOSH and a respirator manufacturer (3M Company, St.
"With regard to PPE, it is unknown what the effect will be on the perceived adequacy of the current respirators given that the protection factor for each type of respirator is based on established exposure limits," says Lisa Beal, vice-president, environment and construction policy for INGAA.
This analysis complements a study that the Bureau of Labor Statistics carried out in 2001 titled Respirator Use in the Private Sector (RUPS).
Industries manufactures a comprehensive line of storage units that includes cabinets and wall cases for respirator or general storage.