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Making every breath count

Diversified technology company, 3M, leads the way with a new softhead top range for use with its powered and supplied air respirators, created to pharmaceutical client specifications.

Becoming ill from the side effects of your job is something that the majority of us do not have to worry about. The pharmaceutical industry has a particular challenge as it faces hazards including cytotoxic drugs and biologically active ingredients. Choosing the appropriate respiratory protective equipment (RPE) in terms of adequate levels of protection and suitability to the job is paramount.

In response to customer feedback, 3M has developed a new range of soft headcovers and hoods for use with their powered and supplied air equipment, designed to combat existing concerns on protection and comfort. Of importance to the pharmaceutical industry, the new headcovers have an Assigned Protection Factor of 40.

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