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Section 3: Ancillary Respirator Information


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Respirator Trusted-Source Information Page

General Procedures for Properly Putting on and Taking Off a Disposable Respirator [PDF - 5.06 MB]

Guidance for the Selection and Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) I Healthcare Settings

Questions and Answers Regarding Respiratory Protection For Preventing 2009 H1N1 Influenza Among Healthcare Personnel

Questions and Answers about CDC's Interim Guidance on Infection Control Measures for 2009 H1N1 Influenza in Healthcare Settings Including Protection of healthcare Personnel

Interim Guidance on Infection Control Measures for 2009 H1N1 Influenza in Healthcare Settings, Including Protection of Healthcare Personnel, Updated 10/14/09

CDC Q&A: Regarding Respiratory Protection for Infection Control Measures for 2009 H1N1 Influenza among Healthcare Personnel

NIOSH Statement: The Risk of Serious Illness Among Healthcare Personnel Associated with 2009 H1N1 Influenza


Posters from CDC

CDC Clean Hands Save Lives - Protect patients, protect yourself [PDF - 44 KB]

CDC General Procedures for Properly Putting on and Taking Off a Disposable Respirator [PDF - 5.06 MB]
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OSHA 

Fact Sheet - Respiratory Infection Control: Respirators Versus Surgical Masks
It is important that employers and workers understand the significant differences between these two types of personal protective equipment. The decision whether or not to require workers to use either surgical masks or respirators must be based upon a hazard analysis of the workers' specific work environments and the different protective properties of each type of personal protective equipment.

Respiratory Protection in General Industry

Respiratory Protection in Construction

Respirator Types

Respirator Fit Testing

Maintenance and Care of Respirators

Medical Evaluations for Workers Who Use Respirators

Respiratory Protection Training Requirements

Voluntary Use of Respirators

Counterfeit and Altered Respirators: The Importance of NIOSH Certification

Respiratory Protection for Healthcare Workers Training Video

Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Guidance for Healthcare Workers and Healthcare Employers

Frequently Asked Questions on Pandemic Influenza Preparedness and Response Guidance for Healthcare Workers and Healthcare Employers

Preparing Workplaces for an Influenza Pandemic (2009) [PDF - 615 KB]

The Difference Between Respirators and Surgical Masks (Possible Solutions section)

Respirator Safety (Training Video section)

Workplace Safety and H1N1

OSHA Quick Card: Protect Yourself Pandemic Flu Respiratory Protection

OSHA Fact Sheet: Respiratory Infection Control: Respirators Versus Surgical Masks

OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Respiratory Protection

 
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