1. If you don’t follow all of the instructions and limits on how to use this respirator, or if you don’t wear it at all times when you need it, the respirator won’t work as well and you could get sick or die.
2. Before this respirator can be used at work, a written program for respiratory protection must be put in place that meets all local government requirements. In the US, employers have to follow OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134, which includes things like medical evaluations, training, and fit tests.
3.Particles that are so small that you can’t see them can be harmful to your health.
4. Leave the contaminated area right away and tell your supervisor if you get dizzy, irritated, or feel any other kind of pain.
5. Keep the respirator out of places where it could get dirty when it’s not being used.
6. Throw away used products in accordance with the rules that apply.
7. Check the respirator before using it each time to make sure it is in good shape. Check for signs of damage on all of the respirator’s parts, including the two head straps with their welding spots, the noseclip, and the nosefoam. If parts of the respirator are broken or missing, it should be thrown away right away. Before each use, filtering facepieces should be checked to make sure there are no holes or damage in the breathing zone. Holes in the filter made by ripped or torn material around spots where the straps were welded are damage. If the respirator is broken, replace it right away.
8. During the fluid penetration test, 120mmHg of pressure was put on the respirator.
DONNING & FITTING INSTRUCTIONS, must be followed each time respirator is worn
1. Hold the respirator in one hand and the noseclip in the other, allowing the headbands to hang freely below the hand.
2. Place the respirator beneath your chin, noseclip up.
3. Place the upper strap across the top of your head and the bottom strap below your ears. Straps should never be twisted.
4. Using both hands, shape the nose clip to the curve of the nose to establish a proper seal. Using only one hand to pinch the nasal clip may result in less effective respirator functioning. Perform a seal check with two hands before each wearing. Exhale while placing both hands completely over the respirator to assess fit. Take cautious not to alter the respirator’s position. If there is any air leakage around the nose, readjust the nose clip as indicated in step. If air seeps through the borders of your respirator, pull the straps back along the sides of your head. DO NOT ENTER THE CONTAMINATED AREA IF YOU CANNOT GET A GOOD FIT. Consult with your boss.
Under the following conditions:
1.DO NOT wear the respirator or enter or remain in a hazardous area: the atmosphere contains less than 19.5% oxygen. Air contains oil aerosols. for defense against gases and fumes. sandblasting, paint-spraying, asbestos include unknown or immediately harmful pollutants.
2.Don’t overuse the respirator.
3. DO NOT wear the respirator if you have a beard or other facial hair that prevents direct contact between your face and the respirator’s edge, or if you have any other condition that could hinder a good face-seal.
If the protective gear does not fit properly, DO NOT enter the hazardous area. Consult your superior.