Respirator Protection Manual

Directory of Service and Emergency Providers 3
A. Introduction 6
Purpose 6
Scope 6
Statement of Responsibilities 7
Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) 7
Departments 7
Employees 8
Occupational Medicine 8
Steps for Obtaining a Respirator at Iowa State University 8
B. Medical Evaluation 10
Medical Review Frequency 10
C. Training and Fit-Testing 11
D. Respirator Approval, Selection and Purchase 12
Approval 12
Selection 12
Purchase 12
Voluntary Dust Mask Use 12
E. Respirator Limitations 14
F. Respirator Cartidge Change-Out Schedules 15
G. Respirator Maintenance 16
Cleaning 16
Replacement Parts 16
SCBA Air Quality and Inspection 16
H. Recordkeeping 17
EH&S 17
Occupational Medicine 17
Supervisors 17
I. Program Evaluation 18
EH&S 18
Departments 18
Definitions 19
Non-discrimination Statement 21
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