Respiratory Protection

Different types of respiratory protection equipment

UNC - Pembroke's Environmental Health and Safety Office, in compliance with state and federal laws, adopted from Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules found at 29 CFR 1910.134, has developed a Respiratory Protection Program.  This program covers and faculty and staff employed by the university , who are required to wear respiratory protection. 

You might need respiratory protection if inhalation hazards exist in your work environment. If you wear a respirator at UNCP, you must use it according to the UNCP Respiratory Protection Program designed to protect faculty and staff by establishing accepted practices for assessing respiratory hazards and selecting, using and caring for respirators.