Explore active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) occupational exposure banding (OEB) as an industry best practice containment control and personal protective equipment strategy to help manage worker exposures.
Learn more about Assigned Protection Factor (APF) considerations for health and safety professionals needing help to manage worker exposure to inhalation hazards through the use of respiratory protection.
Discover why both Occupational Exposure Limit (OEL) and Vapor Hazard Ratio (VHR) matter when evaluating inhalation exposure risks of chemicals commonly used as disinfectants.
For pharmaceutical sites needing a respiratory solution with an APF of 1000, 3M conducted WPF or SWPF studies to support Assigned Protection Factor (APFs) claims including the APF of 1000 for specific hoods when used in approved 3M respiratory configurations.
3M™ Versaflo ™ PAPR TR-600 and TR-800 are rated to ingress protection of IP-67 for full water submersion when used with cleaning and storage kit.*
*TR-653 Cleaning and Storage Kit (PDF, 570 KB) required for submersion cleaning.
A fogged goggle or eyewear lens can be frustrating for workers performing critical tasks in pharmaceutical production. Watch the video to see how 3M™ Scotchgard™ Protector Anti-Fog Coating resists fogging longer than traditional anti-fog coatings.
From blister packaging operations to centrifuge biopharma processes, hearing protector fit testing as part of a hearing conservation program helps verify and document that each individual is capable of getting the right protection for their workplace noise exposure.
A portable, configurable davit system may help provide flexible options when dealing with challenging confined space entry points into large scale reactors or other pharmaceutical production vessels.
For pharmaceutical sites with highly sensitive production areas, select 3M™ Protective Coverall models have been tested to the Helmke Drum Test method to assess linting propensity.