Respiratory protective equipment

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Finland
Finnish

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The aim of these guidelines is to provide basic information and general guidance on the selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protection equipment (RPE) in the workplace. It provides information about the two types of RPE that are commonly used in the workplace, namely filtering devices and breathing apparatus, and about cleaning and maintaining RPE.

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Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Provider: 
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health — FIOH
Tasks covered: 
Miscellaneous
Biological hazard: 
Microbiological hazards (Microorganism)
Hazard - physical state: 
Aerosols
Dusts
Fibres
Gases
Exposure route: 
Inhalation
Prevention measures: 
Level 3. Reducing / minimising the risk by personal measures (PPE)
Purpose of the material: 
Awareness raising
General information
Guidance
Target group: 
Employers
Managers
Safety officers
Supervisor
Workers

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