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Respiratory Protection Quiz

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Engineering controls are sufficient to protect workers against respiratory hazards in the workplace.
  • (A)  True
  • (B)  False
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Correct answer is:
  • (B)  False
Explanation:
According to OSHA, “Employees need to wear respirators whenever engineering and work practice control measures are not adequate to prevent atmospheric contamination at the worksite. Strategies for preventing atmospheric contamination may include enclosing or confining the contaminant-producing operation, exhausting the contaminant, or substituting with less toxic materials.”
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