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Respiratory protective equipment
Equipment designed to provide protection to the wearer from inhalation in hazardous atmospheres such as dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, sprays, or vapours. All respirator usage requires annual fit testing and training prior to use. In some cases, respirators provide oxygen in oxygen-deficient atmospheres.
Respiratory protective equipment can be divided according to the following schema: