Choosing the best respirator for the job made easy! Find the chemical(s) you're working with from a list of over 700 common workplace chemicals. Save the chemical's exposure limit(s) to your job profile and record the amount of air contamination at your worksite to calculate the level of protection needed. Selecting the best respirator model is easy-- just answer a handful of Yes/No questions to get a list of acceptable respirator options. Learn about the different types of respirators, and how to conduct a fit test and user seal check. Download this app and make protecting yourself from respiratory hazards a simpler, safer process.
- My Info: Keep track of job details (e.g. job date, chemicals, workplace air contaminants, and respirator options).
- Respirator Selection Tool: Answer Yes/No questions to find the right respirator model(s) for the job.
- Chemical Lookup: Over 700 chemicals, searchable by name, CAS number, or RTECS number that can be saved for each job.
- Calc Tool: Calculate a TWA, HR, MUC, or Multi-Component MUC with a step-by-step guide.
- All About Respirators: Learn about respirator types, fit testing, care, and user seal checking.
- Easily access OSHA standards on respirators.
- Extensive acronym and common-term glossaries.
- Resources for small businesses, cartridge change schedules, and how to contact OSHA compliance assistance specialists.
Respirator classes are consistent with respirator certification groupings as specified in the NIOSH Guide to the Selection and Use of Particulate Respirators (Certified under 42 CFR 84).
This mobile application was developed by the IUOE National Training Fund (NTF). The NTF provides curriculum, technical services, and direct training to local union instructors. This enables them to deliver Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER), OSHA Construction and General Industry Outreach, MSHA Miner, and other safety and health courses. NTF train-the-trainer and trainer refresher classes provide instructors with the necessary technical skills and knowledge related to workplace hazards so they can teach classes at their home local union training programs.
The IUOE National Training Fund National HAZMAT Program is supported under National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) federal cooperative agreements and grants. This publication was supported by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences of the National Institutes of Health under Award Numbers U45ES006182 and U45ES009763. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.