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The Case Against Qualitative Respirator Fit Testing

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Are you or your company currently using qualitative respirator fit testing (e.g., the procedure that relies on the ability of the test subject to sense saccharine exposure)? If so, how…

Respirator Fit Testing Mandate: Yea or Nay?

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Very few people like mandates, but there are many that make sense. For instance, restaurants are required to meet certain standards of cleanliness and sanitation to stay open and functioning.…
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The Real Problem With Mask Mandates

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Even N95 Masks Require Respirator Fit Testing With the rise of the omicron variant, many States and businesses are enforcing mask mandates. Whether or not you agree with these mandates,…

What is Quantitative Respirator Fit Testing?

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Quantitative respirator fit testing measures how much air leaks into any tight-fitting respirators. Each fit test is performed by using a machine that calculates measurements with one of two methods:…