Take action to help reduce work related respiratory illness.

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    Is your respirator helping to reduce your exposure to potentially harmful airborne particles?

    Choosing the right respirator can be challenging.

    3M’s simple 3 step guide can help you reduce your workers' exposure to hazardous airborne particles in the workplace.


    Check it

    • Is the respirator suitable for your application?
    • Was it purchased from a reputable seller and correctly approved and CE and UKCA marked?
    • Has it been stored correctly, free from damage and within its use by date?

    Fit it

    • Has the respirator been correctly fitted, and your workers trained?
    • Do your workers perform a seal check to help ensure the respirator is sealing properly?
    • Have the wearers been face fit tested on the specific make & model when wearing their other head-mounted PPE?

    Wear it

    • Is the respirator fitted correctly each & every time it is worn?
    • Is the respirator compatible with the other PPE that is being worn?
    • Do your workforce wear their respirators correctly at all times of exposure?
    • Do your workers understand the User Instructions?

    3M Respiratory Advisor

    3M offers a wide selection of CE approved disposable respirators to help reduce exposure to airborne particulates.

    Let us help you find the right respirator for your needs with the 3M Respiratory Advisor.

Download the 3 step respiratory guide

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