Industry best practice offers suggested containment control strategy and personal protective equipment based on active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) occupational exposure banding (OEB).
Learn more about Assigned Protection Factor (APF) considerations health and safety professionals are needing 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.
The fully submersible* product designs of the 3M™ Versaflo TR-600 PAPR and TR-800 PAPR help to address the cleanability needs of a pharmaceutical site when adhering to its contamination control protocols.
*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, incorporating hearing protector fit testing as part of your hearing conservation program may help to improve worker training and proficiency of properly inserting hearing protectors.
A portable counterweighted rack davit base design may provide flexible options when dealing with challenging confined space entry points into large scale reactors or other 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.