Respirator Selection Checklist

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: July 18th, 2012
Topics: Airborne Contaminants | PPE |

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The OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard (1910.134(d) requires you to implement a Respiratory Protection Program that includes, among other things, the procedures and criteria you use to select which respirators your workers should use.

How the Tool Helps Solve the Problem

The following Checklist for Respirator Selection comes from OSHA guidelines and will help you:

  1. Do a self-assessment and determine if you comply with OSHA respirator selection requirements for respirator use; and,
  2. Remain in compliance going forward.