“New Research Supports OSHA Fit Testing Requirements, Says NIOSH”

The percentage of improperly fitted respirators increases with the length of time between worker fit tests, giving support to the annual fit-testing requirements in OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard, according to new research from NIOSH. The standard requires fit testing every year and whenever an employee’s physical condition changes, such as facial scarring or an obvious … Continue reading “New Research Supports OSHA Fit Testing Requirements, Says NIOSH”

“Respirator Safety” Training For English & Spanish Speaking Employees

English Version Spanish Version --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- If you have employees in the workplace that have to wear respirators as part of their jobs, the Department of Labor now offers training videos in English and Spanish. Direct links to Spanish translations of two documents on respirator use are now on OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Safety and Health Topics … Continue reading “Respirator Safety” Training For English & Spanish Speaking Employees