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10 - PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT

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Respiratory

Making a Decision

Choosing respiratory protection involves many different issues

and does require some background knowledge. In general a

workplace assessment would need to be carried out for the

correct equipment to be chosen.

When carrying out the assessment the following would need to

be taken into consideration:

• Knowledge of the airborne contaminants in the workplace.

• Knowledge of respiratory devices including correct storage

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• Knowledge of the effects of facial hair on the seal

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gas, dust or fumes

• Knowledge of the Education process within the workplace,

including written respiratory policy

It is essential to be understood that any paint or chemical

formulation involving the release of free iso-cyanate during the

reaction process always requires supplied air.

3 Ratings

P1 –

This rating is designed for the collection of solids with an

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of 80% (20% will pass through).

P2 –

This rating is designed for the collection of solids down to

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through).

P3 –

This rating is designed for the collection of solids <0.3

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through).

When To Change The Filter

When an accumulation of particles restricts air entry into the

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will become an effort.

At anytime that the wearer notices odour or taste then there has

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Australian Standards

Respiratory equipment is governed by the following Australian

Standards:

AS1715 –

selection, use and maintenance of respiratory

protective devices – the User’s Guide

AS1716 –

Respiratory Protective Devices – The Manufacturers

Guide

Disposable Respirators

P1 Dust, Mist Respirator: Unit of Measure - Box of 20

• Provides protection against mechanically generated

particles

• Sawing, sanding, grinding and crushing

• Foam rubber nose seal

• Adjustable nose bridge for secure seal

• Twin elastic bands

• AS/NZS 1716 approved

ORDER CODE

Description

44202070

ProSafe P1 Dust Respirator

P1 Valved Dust, Mist Respirator:

Unit of Measure - Box of 10

• Provides protection against mechanically generated

particles

• Sawing, sanding, grinding and crushing

• Foam rubber nose seal

• Adjustable nose bridge for secure seal

• Twin elastic bands

• Exhalation valve increases comfort by assisting in expelling

hot air

• AS/NZS 1716 approved

ORDER CODE

Description

44200982

ProSafe P1 Dust Respirator with Valve

Did you know that under the wording of

AS/NZS1716 it is not possible to achieve P3

respiratory protection by using a half face mask.

The standards state that to achieve P3 level a

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only be achieved with a full face mask or PAPR

system. Bullivants work closely with our industry

leading supply partners to provide solutions to

our customers respiratory requirements.