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Frequently Asked Questions about Respiratory Protection
Can’t find the answer you are looking for? NIOSH provides some of our most frequently asked questions about respiratory protection and NIOSH approval to help you out. If you can’t find your answer here, send us your question through our Contact Us page.
These FAQs answer general questions pertaining to respirators, selection, use, training, etc.
These FAQs are specific to respirator fit testing, user seal checks, and medical evaluations.
These FAQs answer general questions relating to the NIOSH approval (e.g., how to apply, identifying NIOSH-approved respirators, and counterfeit respirators).
These FAQs answer general questions pertaining to respirator use in healthcare settings.