Chapter 29: Respiratory Protection
The purpose of this program is to protect workers against injury and illness caused by respirable hazards. It covers authorizing workers to use a respirator (including evaluating need for a respirator; selecting the appropriate respirator type and cartridge type and change schedule; medically evaluating and training workers; and fit testing) and the use, inspection, maintenance, and storage of respirators and dust masks. It applies to workers, supervisors, ESH coordinators, the Occupational Health Center, and program manager.
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