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Breathe Safer: How to use respirators safely and start a respirator program (PDF 3.4 MB)
This manual, developed for employers, supervisors, and workers, describes different types of breathing hazards and respirators. It also explains how to choose, fit, and care for a respirator. This manual also contains a section on effective respiratory protection programs.
Available in print from WorkSafeBC Store.
Updated: October 2011
These guides include information on specific construction safety topics to help conduct effective toolbox talks.
OSHA Technical Links: Personal protective equipment
List of "technical links" to internal and external online resources.
Source: OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
Click on the links below to see additional information on ppe.