Chapter 31. Personal Protective Equipment

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. Robin M. Howie

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch31

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Howie, R. M. (2008) Personal Protective Equipment, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch31

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075

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Keywords:

  • protective equipment;
  • chemical spillages;
  • working environments;
  • wearers;
  • productivity

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Setting up an effective personal protective equipment programme

  • Personal protective equipment standards

  • The reality of personal protective equipment performance in the workplace

  • General conclusions and recommendations

  • References