TITLE

New OSHA standard tries to fix what isn't broken, hospitals say

AUTHOR(S)
Austin, Kate
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
AHA News;7/12/2004, Vol. 40 Issue 14, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the fit-testing standard released by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration which requires annual fit testing of respirators worn by health care workers in the country. Provision of the standard on hospitals; Implications of the fit-testing standard; Opposition of some health care professionals on the standard; Views of Julie McCord on the fit-testing standard.
ACCESSION #
13862409

 

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