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Respiratory Protection

Table of Contents

Purpose
  
I.
 
A.
Health Hazards/Warning Properties of Contaminant
 
B.
Types of Respirators and Protection Factors
  C. NIOSH-Approved Respirators
 
D.
Respirator Use on Campus
 
II.
 
III.
  A. Workplace Surveillance
  B. Approved Respirators
  C. Prohibiting Conditions
  D. Donning the Respirator
 
E.
Evaluation of Respirator Effectiveness
 
IV.
  A. Cleaning
  B. Inspection
  C. Cartridge Service Life
  D. Storage
 
V.
  A. Restrictions on Use
  B. Fitting Instructions and Pressure Testing
 
VI.
 
VII.
   
   
APPENDICES
  A. Chemical Hazard Definitions
  B. Medical Questionnaire
  C. Respirator Fit-Testing
  D. Dust Mask Respirators
  E. Respirator: Use Requirements

 

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