New AIHA Fact Sheets: Respiratory Protection for Health Care Workers, General Public

Posted September 12, 2013

The AIHA Respiratory Protection Committee recently developed fact sheets on respiratory protection for reducing disease transmission among health care workers and the general public. Health care workers in particular can be exposed to a variety of infectious agents while performing their duties, and respirators are frequently used to provide protection from exposure to these airborne infectious agents.

The following fact sheets present information about the use of respirators and ways to increase their effectiveness: