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Respiratory Protection and Fit Testing – Top 10 Things to Know

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Mar 17, 2015 2:02:49 PM

Below are the top 10 things you need to know about Respiratory Protection and Fit testing. For more detailed information on training and fit testing visit our website and click on the training icon.

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Topics: respirators

Need Respirators for Emergency and Post-Emergency Response?

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Aug 21, 2011 10:36:09 PM

Sarah Damaskos with Paula Kaufmann, CIH

When recalling our onsite environmental, health and safety work following 9/11, Emilcott’s health and safety staff often discuss that respirators were either not worn or improperly worn by many first responders and subsequent waves of workers and construction crew members at Ground Zero. Not surprisingly, ten years later the news media are churning out plenty of stories detailing the life-threatening health effects developing in many of these people -- possibly linked to their exposure to airborne dust and chemicals present at the World Trade Center site.
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Topics: General Industry H&S, General EHS, Emergency Response, H&S Training, worker safety, Personal Protective Equipment, 9/11, preparedness, respiratory protection, Exposure, respirators

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