Employer Responsibility

Employer Responsibility

  • Conduct assessments of the  workplace for respiratory hazards
  • Apply control measures for respiratory  hazards
  • Have a written respiratory protection program
  • Provide respirators, fit testing, and training  at no cost to employees

Employee Responsibility

  • Use the appropriate respirator for the hazard and according to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Properly inspect and maintain your respirator
  • Know what to do if a respirator malfunctions
  • Report any illness
  • ALWAYS REPORT any illness or discomfort during or after tasks  requiring use of a respirator
  • RECOGNIZE SIGNS and SYMPTOMS that may limit or prevent effective use of respirator

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