Always make sure that the respiratory mask meets the following requirements. It must:
Be suitable for the application.
Be worn for the entire duration of the exposure.
Be replaced if necessary.
Proper selection, training, use and appropriate maintenance are essential for the product to protect the wearer from airborne pollutants. If the instructions for use of the respiratory masks are not followed correctly and/or the product is not is worn during the exposure to pollutants, this can have harmful consequences for the institution, up to and including invalidity. Refer to the applicable local regulations and the manufacturer’s instructions regarding the suitability and proper use of respiratory masks. Before use, the wearer must first be instructed in the correct use of the product in accordance with the health and safety regulations in force.
Facial hair in the mask area can prove to be a hindrance to the fit of the mask and endanger the seal.
These products do not protect the wearer from gases and vapours.
Do not use the product in environments containing less than 17% oxygen. Do not use the mask if the concentration of harmful substances poses an immediate risk to life and health.
Leave the workplace immediately if:
- a) breathing difficulties arise
- b) dizziness or other symptoms occur.
Replace and dispose respiratory mask in case of damage, high breathing resistance or at the end of a shift.
The mask must not be modified or repaired.
Please contact the manufacturer if you intend to use the mask in explosive areas.