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Wednesday, November 23, 2011

High pressure, supplied-air respirators used for abrasive blasting normally have an Assigned Protection Factor of 25. What does this NIOSH rating mean?

The wearer is protected from dust particles of 25 microns or smaller.
The operator can work in environments with contaminants present at 25 times OSHA's permissible exposure limit.
The wearer can be exposed to a hazardous environment for up to 25 minutes.
None of these.

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