An assessment of workplace programmes designed to control inhalation risks using respiratory protective equipment.

@article{Bell2012AnAO,
  title={An assessment of workplace programmes designed to control inhalation risks using respiratory protective equipment.},
  author={Nikki Bell and Nicholas P Vaughan and Len Morris and Peter Griffin},
  journal={The Annals of occupational hygiene},
  year={2012},
  volume={56 3},
  pages={350-61}
}
OBJECTIVES Few studies have assessed respiratory protective equipment (RPE) failures at the organizational level despite evidence to suggest that compliance with good practice may be low. The aim of this study was to develop an understanding of what current RPE programmes look like across industry and how this compares with good practice. METHODS Twenty cross-industry site visits were conducted with companies that had RPE programmes in place. Visits involved management interviews to explore… CONTINUE READING

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