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Respiratory protection

Rules

Div 2, General Industry, Sub I

Personal Protective Equipment

Div 2, General Industry, Sub L

Fire Protection

Div 3, Construction, Sub E

Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment

Div 4, Agriculture, Sub I

Protective Equipment

Div 7, Forest Activities, Sub D

Personal Protective Equipment and Programs


Interpretations | Program Directives | Alerts

Interpretations

N-95 Respirators 8/29/12

Train Workers in a Manner They Understand 5/4/10

Definition of Administer as applies to Respiratory Protection 10/31/08

Tuberculosis and Enforcement of Respiratory Protection Standard 2/11/08

Fire Code Interpretations, Personal Protective Equipment requirements of the 2 in 2 out rule 3/26/03

Arsenic 11/29/01

Respiratory Protection 8/17/99

Written respiratory program 3/16/99

Temporary Agency Employers - Requirements of Respiratory Protection 1910.134 11/20/98

Required alarms for respirators & oil-lubricated air compressors 2/6/98

Fire Fighters--Minimum number to respond to structural fire 6/14/96

Lead in Construction: Observer respirator requirements 11/14/94


Program Directives

Citations: Paperwork and Written Program Violations 1/25/12

Enforcement Procedures for Occupational Exposure to Formaldehyde (A-159) 9/9/05

Local Emphasis Program (LEP): Silicosis 10/17/08

Methylene Chloride 8/25/05

PPE: General Industry 1/25/12

Respiratory Protection: Bureau of Mines Approved Gas Mask Canisters 8/25/05

Respiratory Protection: General Guidelines 3/25/13

Respiratory Protection: Possible Defects on Scott Air Pak Il/IIA and Presur-Pak Il/IIA Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) 8/25/05

Tuberculosis: Enforcement Procedures and Scheduling for Occupational Exposure 9/16/14


Fact Sheets/Hazard Alerts/Technical Notes

Hazard Alert: Respirable Crystalline Silica Exposures During Tuck Pointing NIOSH 11/12/99

Hazard Alert: Preventing adverse health effects from exposure to beryllium in dental laboratories Federal OSHA 5/14/02

Hazard Alert: Potential hazards associated with the refurbishing of gas meters Federal OSHA 10/24/01

Hazard Alert: Methylene Chloride - bathroom fixture refinishing 7/31/13

Fact Sheet: Wood dust 5/15/06

Fact Sheet: Respiratory protection - voluntary 5/16/14

Fact Sheet: Respiratory protection - agriculture, Russian version 11/7/07

Fact Sheet: Respiratory protection - agriculture 4/17/09

Fact Sheet: Respiratory protection 8/19/05

Fact Sheet: Protección de la respiración - agricultura 11/7/07

Fact Sheet: Personal protective equipment - who pays? 5/30/08

Fact Sheet: Personal protective equipment 2/24/12

Fact Sheet: Isocyanates 12/8/14


Checklists and Fill-in Forms

Customizable written respiratory protection program for employees required to wear respirators during normal work operations form

Customizable written respiratory protection program for employees who choose to wear respirators form

Respirator medical evaluation questionnaire, English (Mandatory) Appendix C to OAR 437-004-1041 form

Respirator medical evaluation questionnaire, English (Mandatory) Appendix C to §1910.134 form

Respirator medical evaluation questionnaire, Spanish (Mandatory) Appendix C to OAR 437-004-1041 form

Respirator medical evaluation questionnaire, Spanish (Mandatory) Appendix C to §1910.134 form

Respiratory protection program for employees required to use respirators form

Respiratory protection program for employees who voluntarily use respirators form

Respiratory protection program required elements checklist


 

Publications | Education | Related | Video

Publications

Form and document samples 1/10/12

Air You Breathe: Oregon OSHA's Respiratory Protection Guide for Agricultural Employers 3/11/10

Asbestos - Rules of Abatement 11/1/07

Breathe right! Oregon OSHA's guide to respiratory protection for small-business owners and managers 6/25/14

It's not just dust! What you should know about silicosis and crystalline silica 8/7/12

Occupational safety for the death care industry 9/23/14

PPE hazard assessment quick guide 11/28/14

Silica - An Oregon OSHA pocket reference 2/27/06


Education and training

Online Courses / Current Workshops

All Class Materials

Respiratory protection Class Materials

Lead in Construction Printable Online Course Material

Silica Printable Online Course Material


PESO: Bilingual training for employers with Hispanic workers


Tools and resources

Technical Manual, Sec. 8, Ch. 2: Respiratory Protection

Technical Manual, Sec. 8, Ch. 2: Respiratory Protection


Video/DVD Library

Look for Respiratory protection videos on our Resource Center Website


Related information

Federal OSHA Respiratory Protection Videos

NIOSH Fact Sheet "Getting optimal performance from a PAPR depends on the condition of its battery!"

Video: La Diferencia entre Las Mascaras de Respiración y las Mascaras Quirúrgicas - from US Dept of Labor

Video: Respirator Safety - from US Dept of Labor

Video: Seguridad de Máscaras de Respiración - from US Dept of Labor

Video: The Difference Between Respirators and Surgical Masks - from US Dept of Labor

Washington State's Hop Dust and Respiratory Disease Fact Sheet