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Respirator Fit!

Respirator Fit!

Respirator Fit!

 

GPS challenge of the week…Respirator Fit!  OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard requires fit testing every year and when an employee’s physical condition changes, such as facial scarring or an obvious change in body weight.

With “Movember” just a little over a month away, check out this article to see what type of facial hair is acceptable with your respirator: https://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/articles/16356-niosh-to-workers-avoid-a-hairy-situation-with-your-respirator-during-movember

If you experience or see a safety concern on your assignment, please contact our GPS Safety Hotline at 803-760-1441 or contact your local GPS office.

If you are injured on your assignment, please call MEDCOR at 1-800-775-5866 then contact your local GPS office.

GPS where Safety is Everybody’s Job…My Job…Your Job! Let’s make 2019 GPS Safety Awareness Year!

Check out our website https://www.gpsjobs.net/ for additional information.

 

Barbara Greene
GPS Safety Specialist

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