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Evaluating the Program: Respiratory Protection - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Evaluating the Program: Respiratory Protection

  • Evaluations of the workplace must be conducted annually or as necessary to ensure effective implementation of the program

  • Employees required to use respirators must be consulted regularly to assess their views on program effectiveness and to identify and correct any problems
    • factors to be assessed include, but are not limited to:
    • respirator fit (including effect on workplace performance)
    • appropriate selection
    • proper use
    • proper maintenance

  • Records of medical evaluations must be retained

  • A record of fit tests must be established and retained until the next fit test is administered

  • A written copy of the current program must be retained

  • Written materials required to be retained must be made available upon request to affected employees and OSHA

see also>> Evaluating and Updating the Program: Public Health Respiratory Protection Program Template

Updated Monday, 17-Oct-2022 21:44:56 CDT