If workers are exposed to respiratory hazards, such as dust or fumes, and you can’t eliminate or control those hazards through engineering, workers will have to wear appropriate respiratory protection. But respirators only work properly if they’re well-maintained.
HOW TO USE THE TOOL
Adapt this respiratory protection care checklist for the respirator requirements in your jurisdiction’s OHS laws and the manufacturer’s instructions. Make sure that workers who have to wear respiratory protection use the checklist to properly maintain and care for their PPE.