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Respiratory Protection Program for Auto Refinish Shops
The purpose of this document is to assist auto body shops in developing a respiratory protection program that protects the health of their employees and meets the requirements of OSHA’s Respiratory Protection standard. Checklists and blank spaces allow shops to customize their program for specific hazards and appropriate respiratory protection.

Developed by EPA Design for the Environment Program (EPA/744-F-02-010) November 2002

Supplied-Air Respirators in Auto Shops:
Get the Best Protection – respiratory protection equipment for auto refinishers. Developed by the EPA Design for the Environment (DfE) Auto Refinish Project.

User Friendly Supplied-Air Respirators:
Options for Auto Refinishers – Developed by the EPA Design for the Environment (DfE) Auto Refinish Project Respiratory Protection – Frequently Asked Questions
OSHA Office of Training and Reference Materials

OSHA Respiratory Advisor
provides guidance on the proper selection of respiratory protection and the development of change schedules for gas/vapor cartridges.

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