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January 26, 2010

NIOSH Launches Respirator Information Page

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently launched a web page with information that can be used to verify which respirators are approved by NIOSH, how to get them and how to use them. The new page addresses three key areas:

NIOSH-Approved Respirators - What are they, how can they be identified and where to get them

Use of NIOSH Respirators

Ancillary Respirator Information - Questions and answers (Fact Sheets), respirator myths, the science of respirator function and performance, and respiratory protective devices not approved by NIOSH.

For more information:

- Visit the Respirator Trusted-Source Information page.
Visit the NIOSH respirator topics page.
Browse respirator safety signs at

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