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How Workers In Oil Gas Industries Can Better Protect Themselves With Respiratory Fit-Testing

Posted: 03/30/2014

Oil & gas companies employ millions of people around the world. They are exposed to and need protection from numerous harmful emissions, both direct and indirect. These substances can enter the human body, and cause damaging consequences.

One major route to entry is the human respiratory system, since many gaseous products in the oil & gas industries are highly volatile, and can be rapidly absorbed into the bloodstream once breathed in.

In this white paper, you will find out how the simple process of accurate fit-testing for respirators can help save lives throughout the oil and gas industry.

The white paper covers:

  • Impact of hazardous & toxic gaseous emissions from the industry
  • Recent emergency incidents
  • What exactly respirators are and their applications in the oil and gas industry
  • Reasons for and methods of fit-testing

This white paper is for you if you work both ONSHORE and OFFSHORE in:

  • Operations
  • Maintenance
  • Oil field services
  • Asset integrity
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Posted: 03/30/2014