Respiratory exposures in agriculture include pesticides, grain dust, livestock, mold, hay, exhaust from machinery, welding fumes. Selection and appropriate use of respiratory protection is key to prevention of acute respiratory illness and long-term disease. Fit testing may be required prior to using a respirator for certain jobs, such as pesticde application.
Respiratory Fit Testing determines whether a particular respirator properly fits the face of the wearer. Proper fit is required for optimal protection. This training will provide you with information you need to perform respirator fit testing in your community!