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The Importance of the OSHA Respirator Medical Evaluation Questionnaire / Overread in Respirator Fit Testing

by Melinda Fontaine, Occupational Medical Liaison, I & O Medical Centers Employees who work in environments where exposure to harmful contaminants or where oxygen-deficient air are a concern should wear respirators. However, respirators can make breathing more difficult and not everyone is able to wear a respirator. Some conditions that could prevent someone from using […]

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Occupational Exposure: Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a potentially fatal liver infection caused by the Hepatitis B virus.  This virus is spread by infected blood and other bodily fluids.  Adults who acquire Hep B may never fully recover, and remain chronically infected.  Due to the severity of the virus, OSHA requires any workers who could have an occupational exposure […]

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