As a result of COVID-19 many companies have been offering their employees N95 masks to protect them during their workday. Did you know that if you offer your employees an N95 mask that OSHA considers those respirators?
Resource Link: https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/regulations/standardnumber/1910/1910.134AppD
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)’s National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory has marked Sept. 7-10 as its annual Respiratory Protection Week, an event intended to promote proper respiratory protection practices through the sharing of related research findings and educational tools.
Here’s a safety tip from our Leddy Group Consulting Team regarding N95 masks and OSHA’s Appendix D requirement. For more info about Respiratory Protection Week, visit https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npptl/respusers.html