Respirators need to be inspected regularly to check if the respirators are functioning properly. Each component of the respirator such as filter cartridges, facepieces, head straps, and valves are checked to look out for the obvious signs of damage. Damaged components are replaced so that the quality of the respirator is not compromised. In this Respiratory Protection Impact series, Leo Old talks about inspections.
Persons who will be potentially exposed to hazardous airborne contaminants in the course of their work