Safety

Look to NIOSH for N95 respirator resources

OSHA Healthcare Connection, December 1, 2009

With OSHA’s recent enforcement directive forcing some healthcare facilities to revise and even improvise on their N95 respirator protection plans, NIOSH’s Respirator Trusted-Source Information Page is a good resource to verify which respirators are approved, how to get them, and how to use them.
Especially useful are the sections on:

See today’s OSHA Healthcare Advisor featured post for more on NIOSH and H1N1 respiratory protection.

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