Section 2 – Policy Documentation

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Respiratory Protection Table of Contents


Respiratory Protection Compliance Plan

  1. The St. Olaf College respiratory protection program is designed to reduce employee exposure to air contamination. It includes the recognition and evaluation of inhalation hazards in our work environment, and the establishment of a respiratory protection policy that includes the selection, use, maintenance and fitting of respirators.


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Routing Sheet for Written Plan

  1. Due to the importance of this plan to the Health and Safety of St. Olaf College, please read, sign the routing form, and pass to the next person. When everyone has signed, return this form to the Compliance Manual, placing it in the envelope for the Coordinator of Environmental Health and Safety Programs.
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Documentation for Respiratory Protection

  1. The requirements for a Respiratory Protection program include medical surveillance, training, and fit testing of respirator uses and respirator maintenance and cleaning. This section includes the following documentation forms to verify that all requirements have been met:
    1. Annual Fit Test Roster
    2. Annual Respirator Qualitative Fit Test and Training
    3. Medical History for Respiratory Protection Use
    4. Medical Qualification for Respirator Use
  2. Each respirator user is provided with a card for maintenance and cleaning records. Below is a sample of this card. However, the actual documentation is kept with each respirator.
            MAINTENANCE RECORD                               

            Respirator______________________________________ 
                           Make       Model       Size       

            User_____________________ Date Issued___________ 

            Date          Inspection/       Inspected by:    
                            Service

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