Respiratory Protection

resources

  • Respirator Legislation
  • General Legislation on PPE
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Types of Airborne Hazards
  • Types of Respirators
  • Identification of Processes that Require Respiratory Protection
  • Information on Protection Factors
  • Respiratory Protection Factor Calculator
  • Respirator Cartridge Selection by Chemical
  • Record of Respirator Assessment
  • Fit Testing
  • Pictures and Definition of Clean Shaven
  • Required Worker Education
  • Issues of Non-Use of Respirators
  • The importance of Wear Time
  • Wear Time Calculator
  • Screen for Suitability for Respirator Usage
  • Cleaning and Sanitizing of Respirators
  • Understanding Change Out Schedules
  • End of Service Life Calculators on Cartridges
  • Company Saves Money using End of Use Calculation
  • Annual Audit of Respirators
  • NIOSH Approved Respirators
  • Workers Responsibilities
  • Respirators should only be used if other controls are impracticable