Inhalation is one of the most common ways that people are exposed to hazardous substances. If your workers are operating in an environment that has the potential to be contaminated, then you need to consider providing appropriate respiratory protection.
pH7 offers an extensive range of air purifying and air supply respiratory equipment from two leading international manufacturers.
Shigematsu is Japan’s leading respiratory manufacturer and have been operating since 1917. Their cutting-edge design and market leading innovations has seen them grow throughout the world, and we are proud to represent them exclusively in New Zealand.
CleanAIR is a European company that specialises in PAPR and Airline respiratory systems. Each system can be paired with a range of hoods, helmets, masks or incorporated into chemical suits offering excellent flexibility.
As with all HAZCHM PPE when it comes to choosing the correct respiratory protection it’s vital that you speak with the experts. You will need to consider:
- What am I protecting against (Particulates, Mists, Fumes or Gases)?
- What is the concentration of these contaminants in the work area?
- How long will you need to be wearing a respirator?
- What size respirator will I need?
- Will I need to be fit tested if so, do I have facial hair that could be a problem?
- How do I what filters to use?
- When do I change filters?
If it all seems a bit confusing, don’t worry, our highly trained and experienced team, can provide advice on the best solution for your needs to ensure your workers are protected and you can get on with your business.
To get started you can have a look at the products and videos we’ve listed here. You can also download our Respirator Protection catalogues, which gives you an overview of some of the most common solutions.
To speak with one of the team about your Respiratory Protection needs give us a call on 0800 323 223 or use the chat function on the bottom right of our webpage.
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