2015 Revised Worker Protection Standard Respirator Requirements

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Revisions to the EPA’s Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) requires training, medical clearance and fit testing prior to use of respirators when the pesticide label requires the use of a respirator. Understanding the process, options for medical clearance and fit testing varies according to type of respirator required. NC Agromedicine Institute and North Carolina State University has prepared an overview of these processes and requirements. The document can be downloaded by selecting the link below.