Description: AS/NZS 1716:2012 | Respiratory protective devices | SAI GlobalThe Standard does not apply to respirators for use in aircraft, for operations under water (see AS/NZS 2299 series), or for life support respirators used for medical purposes or resuscitation (see AS 2488). First published in Australia as AS Z181963. Second edition 1968. Revised and redesignated AS 17161975. Australian/New Zealand
Type: Disposable / Reusable
Function: Coronavirus, Anti-pollution, PM2.5, cold, dust, pollen, allergy
Package: 10pcs/20pcs/50pcs per pack
Certification: CE, FDA, ISO
Min Order: 1000 Pieces
The 3M Respirator Selection Guide provides respirator selection criteria for particulate hazards and a wide range of chemical compounds. Our free 3M Select and Service Life Software can help make selecting the appropriate respirators faster and easier.
As a safety administrator, you must select respirators according to the assigned protection factor (APF), which is the workplace level of respiratory protection that a respirator or class of respirators is expected to provide to employees when the employer implements a
Varying levels of breathing protection are required in a number of workplaces in Australia. For example, an employee will require breathing protection when a workplace contains harmful dusts, fumes, powders, gasses or insufficient oxygen levels. All breathing protection products sold at Bronson Safety comply with Australian Standard AS1716:2012.
The Australian equivalent rating to the US N95 is the P2 mask. Surgical Masks. Surgical masks are specifically designed to block liquid droplets, and might lower the chance of catching the virus from another person. However, these masks are designed to work well in operating theatres where there are additional stringent hygiene requirements.
Over the past 140 years, Blackwoods has grown from being a small marine supply business on the banks of Sydney Harbour, to where we are today Australia's largest provider of industrial and safety supplies.
Wear safety goggles. Use solvent resistant gloves, nitrile for longer term protection or PVC and neoprene for incidental splashes. If work practices do not maintain airborne level below the exposure standard, use appropriate respiratory protection equipment. When using respirators, select an appropriate combination of mask and filter.
The following advice is specific to guidance titled Sealing, painting, coating, and cleaning asbestos cement products, and Drilling of asbestos containing material. Advice on Personal Protective Equipment, including respirators for persons working in asbestos removal roles, or working in an on going way with asbestos is available in Managing asbestos in the workplace Compliance Code