Q&A: Finessing fit-testing

OSHA Healthcare Connection, September 1, 2009

Q: Can I use the FDA’s Emergency Use Act to eliminate the need to fit test workers for N95 respirators?

A: No, use of N95 respirators under the Emergency Use Act does not eliminate the need to fit test workers, according to the U.S. government’s Flu Web site.

For more on this topic read “Ask the expert: Using the Emergency Use Act to wriggle out of fit-testing.”

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