Appropriate respirators shall be
used as required by OSHA standards when preventing occupational diseases caused
by breating contaminated air is not possible or fasible. Contaminants may
include harmful dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, sprays,
The employer shall be responsible for establishing and maintaining a
Respiratory Protection Program, with their own worksite-specific procedures.
Our Respiratory Protection Poster describes a brief summary of the guidelines
that need to be included in the Respiratory Protection Program. Also included
in the poster is a list of additional sources of training information.