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Respirator Fitting Instructions

RESPIRATOR FITTING INSTRUCTIONS

1

Hold respirator in hand with molded nose contour (narrow end) at finger tips, allowing headstraps to fall below hand.


2

Place respirator under chin with molded nose contour (narrow end) up. Flange must be uncreased inside respirator. Raise top strap to top back of head. Pull shorter bottom strap over head, below ears, to around neck. Do not wear with only one strap.


3

Adjust respirator for comfortable fit.


4

Each time user enters contaminated area seal should be fit checked. Cover front of respirator by cupping both hands. INHALE SHARPLY. A negative pressure should be felt inside respirator. If any leakage is detected at respirator edges, adjust straps by pulling back along the sides and/or reposition respirator. Repeat until sealed properly, otherwise see your supervisor. Entry into a contaminated area with an improper fit may result in sickness or death.



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