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WAC 296-307-606

Fit testing.

Your responsibility:
To make sure negative and positive-pressure tight-fitting respirators can provide an adequate fit and acceptable level of comfort to employees.
Exemption:
This section does not apply to any respirators that are:
 
• Voluntarily used. See WAC 296-307-598 for voluntary use requirements.
 
• Mouthpiece respirators.
important:
• Fit testing is an activity where the seal of a respirator is tested to determine if it is adequate.
• This section covers general requirements for fit testing. Fit-testing procedures are covered in WAC 296-307-62010 of this part.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 49.17.010, 49.17.040, 49.17.050, 49.17.060. WSR 05-01-166, § 296-307-606, filed 12/21/04, effective 4/2/05.]
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