OSHA Respiratory Protection - Types of Respirators and How to Select the Right One!

OSHA RESPIRATORY PROTECTION PROGRAM 
Types of Respirators and How to Select a Respirator

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Air-purifying vs. Atmosphere-supplying Respirators

Air-purifying Respirators

 

Atmosphere-supplying Respirators

 

Air-purifying Respirators

Atmosphere-supplying Respirators

bullet have filters, cartridges, or canisters that remove contaminants from the air by passing the ambient air through the air-purifying element before it reaches the user.
bullet supply clean air directly to the user from a source other than the air surrounding the user

Learn about the 3 different kinds of Air-purifying Respirators

Learn about the 3 different kinds of Atmosphere-supplying Respirators

 

This page was updated on 30-Mar-2016