Respirator use videos posted on OSHA site

February 13, 2012

OSHA has posted a series of 17 videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on the job.

These short videos — nine in English and eight in Spanish — include topics such as OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard, respirator use, training, fit-testing, and detecting counterfeit respirators. The videos are available with closed captioning for streaming or download from OSHA's Web site.

OSHA's Safety and Health topics page on respiratory protection also includes additional training materials, information about occupational respiratory hazards in different industries, and details of OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard (29 CFR 1910.134 and 29 CFR 1926.103).