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Slide 14

    TEXT VERSION:

    Title: TB and Respiratory Protection (Continued)
    Type: Text Slide with Picture
    Content:
    • NIOSH certifies three categories of non-powered air purifying respirators based on filtering efficiency. All three categories are acceptable for use against TB:
      • Type 100 (97.97% efficient)
      • Type 99 (99% efficient)
      • Type 95 (95% efficient)
    [Images of a non-powered air purifying respirator]

    Speaker Notes: The minimal acceptable level of respiratory protection for TB is the Type 95 respirator. NIOSH respirator certification requirements are contained in 42 CFR Part 84.