Evaluating the Program

  • Evaluations of the workplace must be conducted annually or as necessary to ensure effective implementation of the program

  • Employees required to use respirators must be consulted regularly to assess their views on program effectiveness and to identify and correct any problems
    • factors to be assessed include, but are not limited to:
    • respirator fit (including effect on workplace performance)
    • appropriate selection
    • proper use
    • proper maintenance

  • Records of medical evaluations must be retained

  • A record of fit tests must be established and retained until the next fit test is administered

  • A written copy of the current program must be retained

  • Written materials required to be retained must be made available upon request to affected employees and OSHA

 

 

see also>> Evaluating and Updating the Program: Public Health Respiratory Protection Program Template

Updated Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 12:07PM