Chapter

Prevention and control of exposure

Julia Smedley, Finlay Dick and Steven Sadhra

in Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2013 | ISBN: 9780199651627
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191742941 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199651627.003.0032

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Prevention and control of exposure

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Exposure prevention and control - Control hierarchy: source, transmission, and individual - Software/organizational solutions - Hardware/engineering solutions - General (dilution) ventilation - Factors affecting performance of ventilation systems - Local exhaust ventilation: assessing performance - Recording the examination and testing of local exhaust ventilation plant - Personal protective equipment: legal requirements, and use - Selecting respiratory equipment - Types of respiratory protective equipment - Hearing protectors - Predicting noise reduction - Gloves - Protective clothing - Eye and face protection

Chapter.  7029 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Occupational Medicine

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