Respirator Safety Basics


Respirator safety increases if you know the basics. Here we talk about both types, air purifying and atmosphere supplying. Respirators don’t filter out everything. Some are designed for dust, others chemicals, still others for biological agents. Air purifying respirators come in three subcategories. Some are disposable or reusable. Others are powered and push breathable air to the user. Atmosphere supplying respirators are used in facilities with impossibly bad industrial hygiene. The supply air through a …

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