Mask for the Task: Breathe Easier on the Job Site

Personal Protective Devices (PPE) like respirators are more likely to be worn if they are comfortable and are most effective when they fit properly. But what’s the best respirator for the work you’re doing? Here, Jason T. Lunn & Rebecca L. Schumann of 3M present tips and tricks for selecting the best respiratory protection device in this article from BUILDER’s sister publication Remodeling. Disposable mask-type respirators are the go-to for most contractors, but they aren’t always the right choice for the work being done. With more stringent standards on the way from OSHA, properly equipping yourself and your employees can avoid costly fines and aggravation, and keep everyone better protected…read more

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