Respiratory Safety Information
Consultation is available to all University of Saskatchewan personnel.
Safety Resources can assist with:
- Questions about respiratory protection;
- Choosing the right respirator;
- Procuring / buying respirators; and
- Booking a fit test for your new or existing respirators
At the University of Saskatchewan, fit testing is required every two years for all respirators.
Date: Every Wednesday (no appointment necessary)
Time: 8:00 – 11:00 AM
Location: Research Annex, Room 150 (Entrance B)
Fit testing includes:
For further accommodation or information, contact Safety Resources at 306-966-4675 or email email@example.com.
Respirators protect the user by filtering out harmful contaminants from the air and are called Air-Purifying Respirator’s (APR). APRs include half and full-face types. Some APR’s protect the user against particulates and/or multiple types of gases which filter out chemical vapors and/or fumes. Other respirators protect the user by providing clean respirable air using a self-contained or supplied air breathing system.
The main respirator types used on campus include: