Inside OSHA

October 22, 2019

OSHA Approves Years-Old Application For Faster Worker Respirator Fit Tests

October 4, 2019 at 11:08 AM
OSHA in a new final rule is certifying two “quantitative fit” tests for ensuring respiratory equipment complies with its respiratory protection standard, giving employers new options that the agency says can be completed more than twice as quickly as prior methods and potentially enabling major time savings for firms with large workforces that use masks. The final rule , published in the Sept. 26 Federal Register , gives employers two additional options for complying with mandates to test that respiratory...

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