OHD News

Fit Testing: more than size and fit

Awareness of Respirator Fit Testing or Face Fit Testing has increased over the years due to an expansion in regulation globally and from impacts of the global pandemic. Many times, the focus is...
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Innovations of Reusable Respirators for Healthcare and EMS

One small silver glimmer in this global pandemic is that it has spurred innovation in personal protective equipment. This has been particularly pronounced with respiratory protection. N95 filtering...
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In Defense of Fit

There is a lot of information floating around about the benefit and use of what many people are calling “masks” and what here, for clarity, will be called facial coverings. For a moment over the...
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New guidance on OSHA 1910.134

On March 14, 2020, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released new temporary guidance concerning OSHA’s Respiratory Protection standard. This guidance is meant to ensure that...
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Massachusetts Public Workers Joining OSHA: Respiratory Safety Protections

Public workers are responsible for teaching our children, putting out fires, and protecting our streets. They do things daily that we may take for granted including cleaning our water, picking up our...
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