Institutional Infection Prevention and Control - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Identifying Work Hazards:
Public Health Respiratory Protection Program Template

 

  • The respirators selected will be used for respiratory protection from potentially airborne infectious diseases; they do not provide protection from chemical exposure.

  • Through normal working situations employees may be asked to have contact with clients who could be infected with a potentially airborne infectious agent such as Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

  • Examples of other potentially airborne infectious diseases that Public Health employees may be exposed to in emergency situations include: Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), measles, and smallpox.

 

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Updated Wednesday, 15-Nov-2017 13:52:23 CST