Respirator Storage & Sanitation

What Does Say:

Respirators shall be properly stored in a designated and sanitary location to protect against contamination and prevent damage/distortion.

  • In a sealed container to prevent exposure to ambient hazards and a reduction of cartridge capacity.
  • Laying out in the workplace unprotected is unacceptable.
  • Avoid direct contact with chemicals or excessive moisture.
  • Avoid distortion of the RPE, prevent mechanical damage.
  • Avoid extreme temperatures, heat and cold.
  • Avoid direct sunlight (UV).