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| Standard Number:||1910.134; 1910.134(g)(1); 1910.134(g)(1)(i); 1910.134(g)(1)(i)(A); 1910.134(g)(1)(i)(B)|
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[1910.134(g)(1)] Facepiece seal protection.Clearly the use of the Mag-1 projects under the face piece of the respirator and could be construed as a prohibited condition which would affect a good face seal.
(i) The employer shall not permit respirators with tight-fitting facepieces to be worn by employees who have:
(A) Facial hair that comes between the sealing surface of the facepiece and the face or that interferes with valve function; or
(B) Any condition that interferes with the face-to-facepiece seal or valve function.
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