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ESH Manual Page: 4000: Industrial Hygiene
Rev. 01


1.0 Purpose

It is the purpose of the Respiratory Protection standard to reduce employee exposure to occupational dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, radionuclides, smokes, sprays, gases, biological agents and vapors. This shall be accomplished as far as feasible by accepted engineering control measures. When such controls are not feasible, or while they are being implemented, appropriate respiratory protection shall be used in accordance with this standard. In these situations, a Respiratory Protection standard that includes training, fit testing and medical evaluations is provided.

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ESH-(4000-S)-73394 Respiratory Protection Standard.pdf (524.03 KB)