Respirator Trusted-Source Information
Section 3: Ancillary Respirator Information
Fact Sheet – Respiratory Infection Control: Respirators Versus Surgical Masksexternal icon
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.
The Difference Between Respirators and Surgical Masksexternal icon (Possible Solutions section)
Respirator Safetyexternal icon (Training Video section)