Accession Number : ADA184052

Title :   Federal Research on Chemical Protective Clothing and Equipment; A Summary of Federal Programs.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. Oct 86-Sep 87,

Corporate Author : LITTLE (ARTHUR D) INC CAMBRIDGE MA

Personal Author(s) : Schwope,Arthur D.

Report Date : MAY 1987

Pagination or Media Count : 74

Abstract : This report contains summaries of federal research programs on chemical protective clothing and equipment, by the participating agencies in the Work Group. These summaries provide a description, and other pertinent information for current or recently completed programs for Fiscal Year 87, Firefighter Short Range Radio Testing, Self-contained Breathing Apparatus, Protective Clothing Field Tests, Safety in Hazardous Materials Incidents, Semi automatic Vapor Permeation Test System, Decontamination and Reuse of Chemical Protective Clothing, In-use Evaluation of Chemical Protective Clothing Feasibility Study, Physiological Responses to the Wearing of Protective Clothing and Respirators, Application of Smoke Detector Technology to Quantitative Fit Test Methodology, The Effects of Temperature and Humidity on the Fit of Respirators Under Simulated Work Conditions, Investigation of Parameters Affecting the Permeation Resistance of Protective Clothing Materials, Thermal Resistance Testing of Chemical Protective Clothing Material s; Chemical Protective Clothing Guidelines On-Line Data Base.

Descriptors :   PROTECTIVE CLOTHING, *PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, TEST AND EVALUATION, TEST METHODS, SAFETY, INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE, VAPORS, HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, CHEMICAL ENGINEERING, HUMAN FACTORS ENGINEERING, BREATHING APPARATUS, AIR FILTERS, WASTE DISPOSAL, PESTICIDES, LIFE EXPECTANCY(SERVICE LIFE), DEGRADATION, TRAINING, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION, STANDARDS

Subject Categories : Protective Equipment
      Life Support Systems
      Environmental Health and Safety

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE