Program Scope and Application:
Public Health Respiratory Protection Program Template

  • This program applies to all employees who could potentially be exposed to airborne respiratory illnesses during normal work operations, and during non-routine or emergency situations.

  • Some of the types of work activities required to wear respirators are outlined in the table below:

Work Activities Required to Wear Respirators
Work Process Location Type of Respirator
Contact tracing/
disease investigation
(Airborne Precautions)
Community settings N95 Disposable


Patient contact/ care
(Airborne Precautions)
Patient care areas N95 Disposable



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Updated Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at 12:06PM