N-95 Respirator Voluntary Use Training

N-95 Filtering facepiece respirators are air-purifying respirators certified by NIOSH to have filter efficiency levels of 95% or greater. N-95 respirators filter out airborne contaminants including dusts, fumes, mists, and microbial agents such as tuberculosis bacteria and flu virus.

To complete N-95 Respirator Use training: Review the information provided in the online training below. Take the test to receive credit. Also, please let us know what you think. Complete the training evaluation

This information is based Cal/OSHA's regulation for worker use of respirators (Title 8 CCR.5144). 

N-95 Resources

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Facial hair reduces the effectiveness of N-95 respiratory protection.
Do not allow facial hair to come between your face and the respirator.

Learn more about N95 Respirators

N-95 Use (University of California, Santa Cruz)
Putting on 3M N95 Respirators (SingHealth)
Proper Wearing of N95 Filter Respirators (Kimberly Clark)
Fitting Instructions for Smartstrap Respirators (Moldex Hearing & Respiratory)
Facial Hairstyles and Filtering Facepiece Respirators (CDC)

Access Instructor Materials

Handout [English]
Training Roster
Test | (View online)
Appendix D to Sec. 5144 (Mandatory) Information for Employees Using Respirators When Not Required Under the Standard

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