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How a Respirator Medical Evaluation and Fit Testing Improves Workplace Safety

Smoke, chemicals and fumes in the workplace can be dangerous to employees’ respiratory health. Respirators are critical pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) that provide necessary protection against hazardous air contaminants and must be worn correctly and fitted for each team member to ensure adequate safety.

Ensuring Safety with Respirator Fit Testing Daily Best Practices

OSHA has strict requirements governing respirator use and education for employees in auto repair facilities and manufacturing environments. In fact, OSHA’s Respiratory Protection standard (29 CFR 1910.134) requires employers to have a written respiratory protection program, which includes respirator fit testing to ensure employees that are required to use a respirator know how to protect themselves from inhaling toxins and other hazardous airborne contaminants.

An Essential List of Fire Safety Do’s and Don’ts

According to OSHA, more than 200 workplace fires occur daily, injuring more than 5,000 workers yearly. Auto repair and manufacturing facilities are particularly at risk due to the use of flammable materials such as paints and other volatile chemicals.

First Aid In your Workplace: Four Key Areas For Awareness, Preparation and Training

Nothing is more important than protecting your employees from injury. That means knowing and adhering to OSHA standards, such as ensuring emergency care is less than four minutes away and having CPR-trained staff on hand. Read our latest article to learn the primary sources of injury, and how to make your team aware, prepared and trained in case of a serious accident.

Webcast: Electric Vehicle Safety

Keep your team members safe and your facility compliant with this must-see webinar for automotive repair and maintenance shops.