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    Performance of Protective Clothing

    Barker RL, Coletta GC
    Published: 1986

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    Offers solutions to the problems of selecting protective clothing to guard workers against chemical and thermal occupational hazards. Contains sections on chemical protection, thermal protection and risk assessment.

    Table of Contents



    Comparison of Two Methods Used to Measure Permeation of Glove Materials by a Complex Organic Mixture

    Use of Infrared Spectroscopy in Permeation Tests

    A Proposed Basis for Characterizing and Comparing the Permeation Resistance of Chemical Protective Clothing Materials

    Test Method for Evaluating Adsorptive Fabrics

    How Protective Is Protective Clothing?

    Testing of Candidate Glove Materials Against Metal Cutting Fluids

    Experiences from Developing a Data Base on the Protective Effects Against Chemicals of Gloves Made from Rubber and Plastic Materials

    Influence of Film Thickness on the Permeation Resistance Properties of Unsupported Glove Films

    Protective Clothing Permeation Testing: Calculations and Presentation of Data

    Protective Clothing and the Agricultural Worker

    California Pesticide Applicators' Attitudes and Practices Regarding the Use and Care of Protective Clothing

    Effectiveness of Selected Work Fabrics as Barriers to Pesticide Penetration

    Efficiency of Protective Clothing for Pesticide Spraying

    Fabric Parameters and Pesticide Characteristics That Impact on Dermal Exposure of Applicators

    Effects of Barrier Finishes on Aerosol Spray Penetration and Comfort of Woven and Disposable Nonwoven Fabrics for Protective Clothing

    Effect of Laundering Procedures and Functional Finishes on Removal of Insecticides Selected from Three Chemical Classes

    Effect of Functional Finish Barriers on Pesticide Penetration

    Distribution of Malathion and Methyl Parathion on Cotton/Polyester Unfinished and Durable-Press Fabrics Before and After Laundering as Determined by Electron Microscopy

    Risk Assessment of Chemical Exposure Hazards in the Use of Chemical Protective Clothing—An Overview

    Bioassay for Testing Protective Glove Performance Against Skin Absorption of Organic Solvents

    Permeation of Chemicals Through the Skin

    Managing the Selection and Use of Chemical Protective Clothing

    Selection of Chemical Protective Clothing Using Permeation and Toxicity Data

    Chemical Protective Clothing Field Evaluation Methods

    Evaluation of Chemical Protective Garment Seams and Closures for Resistance to Liquid Penetration

    Testing Fully Encapsulated Chemical Suits in a Simulated Work Environment

    Survey of Use and Maintenance Procedures for Chemical Protective Total Encapsulation Garments

    Polychlorinated Biphenyl Decontamination of Fire Fighter Turnout Gear

    A Critical Appraisal of Test Methods for Thermal Protective Clothing Fabrics

    Do Test Methods Yield Meaningful Performance Specifications?

    Protection Offered by Lightweight Clothing Materials to the Heat of a Fire

    Predicting the Thermal Protective Performance of Heat-Protective Fabrics from Basic Properties

    New Test Method for Determination of Emissivity and Reflection Properties of Protective Materials Exposed to Radiant Heat

    Protective Performance of Polybenzimidazole-Blend Fabrics

    The Contribution of Wool to Improving the Safety of Workers Against Flames and Molten Metal Hazards

    Thermal Insulative Performance of Single-Layer and Multiple-Layer Fabric Assemblies

    Advances in Flame-Retardant Safety Apparel

    Performance of Protective Clothing: Development and Testing of Asbestos Substitutes

    Some Characteristics of Fabrics for Heat Protective Garments

    A Method for Testing Fabrics with Molten Metals

    Functional Integration of Fire Fighters' Protective Clothing

    U.S. Navy Protective Clothing Program

    Efficacy of Heat Exchange by Use of a Wettable Cover over Chemical Protective Garments

    A Dynamically Insulated Heat-Protective Clothing Assembly

    Anthropometric Fit Testing and Evaluation

    Anthropometric Methods for Improving Protection

    Anthropometric Sizing and Fit Testing of a Single Battledress Uniform for U.S. Army Men and Women

    Incendiary Behavior of Electrostatic Spark Discharges from Human Beings

    Author Index

    Subject Index

    Committee: F23

    DOI: 10.1520/STP900-EB

    ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-4967-0

    ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-0461-7