Respirator User Medical Evaluation Checklist

Date First Published on SafetySmart Compliance: July 23rd, 2012
Topics: Airborne Contaminants | PPE |

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Problem

The OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard (1910.134(e)) requires you to implement a Respiratory Protection Program that includes, among other things, a system of ensuring that workers undergo a medical evaluation before being required to use a respirator.

How the Tool Helps Solve the Problem

The following Checklist for Medical Evaluation comes from OSHA guidelines and will help you: i. do a self-assessment and determine if you comply with OSHA medical evaluation of respirator user requirements; and, ii. remain in compliance going forward.