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New OSHA Videos Provide Training on Proper Use of Respirator

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New OSHA Videos Provide Training on Proper Use of Respirator

by Editorial Staff

Feb 06 ,2012 1:15 am

A series of 17 videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on the job is now made for view at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration website.
These short videos, nine in English and eight in Spanish, provide valuable information to workers in general industry and construction. Topics include OSHA’s Respiratory Standard, respirator use, training, fit-testing and detecting counterfeit respirators. The videos are available with closed captioning for streaming or download at this site.

OSHA’s Safety and Health topics page on Respiratory Protection also includes additional training materials, information about occupational respiratory hazards in different industries, and details of OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard 29 CFR 1910.134 and 29 CFR 1926.103.

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