Different Types Of (PPE) And Voluntary Use Of Respirators
Summarize the different types of personal protection equipment (PPE) that are commonly used in occupational settings. Explain when you believe respirators are required to be used and when they can be used on a voluntary basis. How do OSHA requirements differ for required and voluntary use of respirators?
Your journal entry must be at least 200 words in length.
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