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OSHA Releases Respirator safety videos on YouTube

February 15th, 2010

On January 8, OSHA posted two videos that address key safety concerns for healthcare workers using respirators and masks for protection from H1N1 influenza. The "Respirator Safety" video shows how to safely put on and take off common respirators including the N95 disposable respirator, and "The Difference between Respirators and Surgical Masks" explains how to use these types of personal protective equipment to prevent exposure to infectious diseases.

For more information, please visit OSHA's Respiratory Protection page or the Department of Labor's YouTube channel.