Articles in Category: Respiratory Protection

How to properly adjust a half-mask

How to properly adjust a half-mask

The fit of a half-mask must respect some important notions to ensure the optimal protection of the user. In this Safety Minute, find out how to wear a half-mask and the two tests required to ensure the seal is airtight.

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Mining Gas Detectors: Protection Against NO2 and HCN

Mining Gas Detectors: Protection Against NO2 and HCN

Existing dangers in mines expose workers to hazards that can potentially cause occupational diseases or fatal injuries. When working in confined underground environments, miners may be exposed to hazardous airborne materials released by diesel engines, silica or tailings from the extraction process, increasing their risks of contracting an occupational disease.

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Adflo: a versatile supplied air respirator combining safety and comfort

Adflo: a versatile supplied air respirator combining safety and comfort

For almost 13 years now, the 3MTM AdfloTM supplied air respirator is one of the most popular powered air-purifying respirators among welders. With its high-efficiency filter and organic vapour/acid gas cartridge, the AdfloTM supplied air respirator can help protect you against particulates, but also against certain gases and vapours – in a single system.

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