Respirator Fit Testing Checklist

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: July 24th, 2012
Topics: Airborne Contaminants | PPE |

Fitness Respirator TestProblem

The OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard (1910.134(f)) requires you to implement a Respiratory Protection Program that includes, among other things, mandatory fit testing of workers required to use respirators with tight-fitting facepieces to ensure a proper fit and prevent leakage.

How the Tool Helps Solve the Problem

The following Checklist for Fit Testing comes from OSHA guidelines and will help you: i. do a self-assessment and determine if you comply with OSHA fit testing requirements; and, ii. remain in compliance going forward.