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Respirators: your TB defense.
Diether JW; Wheeler RL; Cauley J; Bryant CJ
NIOSH 2000; :Video No. 214
Emmy award winner Loretta Swit hosts a training video to educate health care employees about proper respiratory protection against TB exposure. Three percent of all tuberculosis cases occur in health care employees. Respiratory protection is a key measure for preventing the risk of occupational exposure, and training is important for the proper selection and use of respirators.
Control technology; Microorganisms; Respiratory protection; Respiratory infections; Respiratory protective equipment; Respiratory system disorders; Pulmonary system disorders; Health care; Health care personnel; Health care facilities; Respirators; Infection control; Infectious diseases
Infectious Diseases; Disease and Injury
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Page last reviewed: June 15, 2021
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division