Chapter 33. Use of Personal Protective Equipment in the Workplace

  1. Gavriel Salvendy Ph.D. Chair, Professor, and Head of the Department3,4
  1. Carolyn K. Bensel Senior Research Psychologist1 and
  2. William R. Santee Research Physical Scientist2

Published Online: 28 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470048204.ch33

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition

How to Cite

Bensel, C. K. and Santee, W. R. (2006) Use of Personal Protective Equipment in the Workplace, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Third Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470048204.ch33

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 4

    Tsinghua University Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Supporting Science and Technology Directorate, U.S. Army Natick Soldier Center, Kansas Street, Natick, Massachusetts, USA

  2. 2

    Biophysics and Biomedical Modeling Division, U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine, Kansas Street, Natick, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 27 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471449171

Online ISBN: 9780470048207

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Keywords:

  • personal protective equipment (PPE);
  • thermal and respiratory strain reduction;
  • performance in PPE

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hazard Controls

  • Thermal Environment, Physiology, and Protective Clothing

  • Physiological Implications of PPE Use

  • Performance in PPE

  • References