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    Title: Selection of Respirators (cont'd)
    Type: Text Slide
    • Select a NIOSH-certified respirator that shall be used in compliance with the conditions of its certification
    • Identify and evaluate the respiratory hazards in the workplace, including a reasonable estimate of employee exposures and identification of the contaminant’s chemical state and physical form
    • Where exposure cannot be identified or reasonably estimated, the atmosphere shall be considered Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH)
    • Select respirators from a sufficient number of models and sizes so that the respirator is acceptable to, and correctly fits, the user