International Standard
ISO 16976-8:2023
Respiratory protective devices — Human factors — Part 8: Ergonomic factors
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ISO 16976-8:2023
Edition 1
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ISO 16976-8:2023
Published (Edition 1, 2023)

ISO 16976-8:2023

ISO 16976-8:2023
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This document describes requirements on factors related to human physiology, ergonomics and performance for the preparation of standards for performance requirements, testing and use of respiratory protective devices (RPD).

This document gives guidance on the generic ergonomic factors related to RPD.

It specifies principles relating to

    the biomechanical interaction between RPD and the human body, and

    the interaction between RPD and the human senses: vision, hearing, smell, taste and skin contact.

This document does not cover requirements related to specific hazards for which RPD are designed.

General information

  •  : Published
     : 2023-02
    : International Standard published [60.60]
  •  : 1
     : 16
  • ISO/TC 94/SC 15
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