Raymond Joseph Roberge

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Thermal burden of N95 filtering facepiece respirators
    Raymond Roberge
    The National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 56:808-14. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Analysis of forces generated by n95 filtering facepiece respirator tethering devices: a pilot study
    Raymond Roberge
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NPPTL, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:517-23. 2012
  3. doi request reprint N95 filtering facepiece respirator deadspace temperature and humidity
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:166-71. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Absence of consequential changes in physiological, thermal and subjective responses from wearing a surgical mask
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 181:29-35. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Protective facemask impact on human thermoregulation: an overview
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Ann Occup Hyg 56:102-12. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Facemask use by children during infectious disease outbreaks
    Raymond Roberge
    Technology Research Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 9:225-31. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Infrared imaging for leak detection of N95 filtering facepiece respirators: a pilot study
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Am J Ind Med 54:628-36. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Physiological impact of the N95 filtering facepiece respirator on healthcare workers
    Raymond J Roberge
    Technology Research Branch, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    Respir Care 55:569-77. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Surgical mask placement over N95 filtering facepiece respirators: physiological effects on healthcare workers
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Laboratory NIOSH, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    Respirology 15:516-21. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Reusable elastomeric air-purifying respirators: physiologic impact on health care workers
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsburgh, PA 16236, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:381-6. 2010

Collaborators

  • Aitor Coca
  • Jeffrey B Powell
  • W Jon Williams
  • Douglas P Landsittel
  • Marc R Roberge
  • Andrew Palmiero
  • Richard J Vojtko
  • Mark R Vojtko

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Thermal burden of N95 filtering facepiece respirators
    Raymond Roberge
    The National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 56:808-14. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Analysis of forces generated by n95 filtering facepiece respirator tethering devices: a pilot study
    Raymond Roberge
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NPPTL, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:517-23. 2012
    ..Tethering devices are importantly related to issues of comfort and protection afforded by N95 FFR and additional research is warranted...
  3. doi request reprint N95 filtering facepiece respirator deadspace temperature and humidity
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 9:166-71. 2012
    ..6 Km/H over 1 hour.]...
  4. doi request reprint Absence of consequential changes in physiological, thermal and subjective responses from wearing a surgical mask
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 181:29-35. 2012
    ..Surgical mask use for 1h at a low-moderate work rate is not associated with clinically significant physiological impact or significant subjective perceptions of exertion or heat...
  5. doi request reprint Protective facemask impact on human thermoregulation: an overview
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    Ann Occup Hyg 56:102-12. 2012
    ..Modifications in PFM structure, components, and materials might allow for improved heat dissipation and enhanced compliance with use...
  6. doi request reprint Facemask use by children during infectious disease outbreaks
    Raymond Roberge
    Technology Research Branch, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    Biosecur Bioterror 9:225-31. 2011
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Infrared imaging for leak detection of N95 filtering facepiece respirators: a pilot study
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    Am J Ind Med 54:628-36. 2011
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the utility of an infrared camera (IRC) for assessing leaks around filtering facepiece respirators (FFR) during quantitative respirator fit testing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Physiological impact of the N95 filtering facepiece respirator on healthcare workers
    Raymond J Roberge
    Technology Research Branch, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    Respir Care 55:569-77. 2010
    ..To assess the physiological impact of the N95 filtering facepiece respirator (FFR) on healthcare workers...
  9. doi request reprint Surgical mask placement over N95 filtering facepiece respirators: physiological effects on healthcare workers
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Laboratory NIOSH, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    Respirology 15:516-21. 2010
    ..Suggestions have been made to extend their useful life by using a surgical mask as an outer barrier, but the physiological impact of this added barrier upon the wearer has not been studied...
  10. doi request reprint Reusable elastomeric air-purifying respirators: physiologic impact on health care workers
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsburgh, PA 16236, USA
    Am J Infect Control 38:381-6. 2010
    ..Elastomeric air-purifying respirators offer the benefit of reusability, but their physiological impact on health care workers is unknown...
  11. doi request reprint Physiological burden associated with the use of filtering facepiece respirators (N95 masks) during pregnancy
    Raymond Joseph Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Technology Research Branch, P O Box 18070, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 18:819-26. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the available literature regarding the physiological burden imposed on pregnant women by their wearing filtering facepiece respirators...
  12. ncbi request reprint Wearing an N95 respirator concurrently with a powered air-purifying respirator: effect on protection factor
    Marc R Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory of National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, PO Box 18070, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    Respir Care 53:1685-90. 2008
    ..To determine if using an N95 filtering face-piece respirator concurrently with a loose-fitting powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) offers additional protection to the wearer...
  13. doi request reprint Evaluation of the rationale for concurrent use of N95 filtering facepiece respirators with loose-fitting powered air-purifying respirators during aerosol-generating medical procedures
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    Am J Infect Control 36:135-41. 2008
    ..Novel uses of protective equipment occasionally are spawned during crisis situations, but their generalized applicability to healthcare workers should ultimately be evidence-based...
  14. doi request reprint Effect of surgical masks worn concurrently over N95 filtering facepiece respirators: extended service life versus increased user burden
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 14:E19-26. 2008
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  15. doi request reprint Effect of exhaled moisture on breathing resistance of N95 filtering facepiece respirators
    Raymond J Roberge
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 54:671-7. 2010
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Effects of fire fighter protective ensembles on mobility and performance
    Aitor Coca
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, PO Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, USA
    Appl Ergon 41:636-41. 2010
    ..The development of a Standard Ergonomics Test Practice for further use in laboratories that conduct personal protective systems evaluations using human test subjects is recommended...
  17. doi request reprint Physiological monitoring in firefighter ensembles: wearable plethysmographic sensor vest versus standard equipment
    Aitor Coca
    National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236, USA
    J Occup Environ Hyg 7:109-14. 2010
    ....