| Connect Follow us on Twitter Like us on Facebook
About | Subscribe | Advertise



Daily Quiz (19)

True or false: Respirator types suitable for use in Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH) atmospheres do not include a combination full-facepiece pressure-demand supplied-air respirator (SAR) with auxiliary self-contained air supply.

What agency tests and approves respirators for use in the workplace?

True or false: Persons designated as Program Administrators of a company’s respiratory protection program must be trained and certified by OSHA.

True or false: OSHA requires that replacement parts for air-supplied respirators must come from the original manufacturer.

All respiratory protection equipment used in the workplace must be approved by what organization?

The approval of what agency is required for supplied-air respirators?

What type of respiratory protection is required for air abrasive blasting?

What is the maximum level of carbon monoxide allowed by OSHA in breathing air for supplied-air respirators?

Respirators must be approved for use by what organization?

True or False: OSHA classifies supplied-air respirators as engineering controls.

Why must a cartridge mask respirator be fit-tested?

What agency is in charge of testing and certifying respirators?

True or false: Use of banana oil to test the fit of a respirator is called a “qualitative fit test.”

What organization defines the content of Grade D breathing air, required in CFR 1910.134 for supplied air respirators?

Manufacturers of supplied air respirators must acquire approval for these products from what agency?

True or false: The banana oil test is recognized as a quantitative fit test of an air-purifying respirator.

True or false: Respirators suitable for use in Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH) atmospheres can include a combination full facepiece pressure demand supplied-air respirator (SAR) with auxiliary self-contained air supply.

If you are using a supplied-air respirator for protection during abrasive blast cleaning, when is it OK to take it off?

True or false: OSHA classifies respirators as engineering controls.


SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings
SSPC 2016 Register Now!

SSPC2016 is earlier this year, don't forget to book your plane tickets and hotel. See you soon. For more information visit

SABRE Autonomous Solutions
Safety, Productivity, Quality. Robotic Blasting

Learn how this simple to use, field deployed, automatic robot is eliminating hazards in major confined, cluttered and complex surface preparation projects.

Nationwide Overspray
Profession Overspray Removal Services

The Finest Name in Safe Overspray Removal. We specialize in removing all contaminants from any surface. Family Owned and Operated for 33 years! Fully insured. Satisfaction is guaranteed.

Graco Inc.
Graco Mortar Pump

The M680 sprays epoxy-based mortars, anti-skid coatings, cementitious and filled materials. Compact.
Easy to use.
Call 877-844-7226 or

Clemco Industries Corp.
Powerful Protection in a Small Package

Mounts inside blast helmet, alerts operator to dangerous breathing-air condition by audible, visual, and vibratory alarms. Easily calibrated, battery operated.

RPB Respiratory

With RPB Safety’s new Nova 3 Cassette Lens System which has been specifically designed to save you time and money! See the benefits for yourself now!

DeFelsko Corporation
PosiTest Automatic Adhesion Tester

Electronically controlled hydraulic pump applies smooth and continuous pull-off pressure at user selectable rates. No twisting, pumping or cranking.

Fischer Technology Inc.
Measure TSA Coatings on Stainless Steel

The PHASCOPE® PMP10 from FISCHER precisely measures thermally sprayed aluminum (TSA) on stainless steel.

W Abrasives : Maintenance Pack

The blasting company able to reduce your maintenance costs up to 30% by fine-tuning consumption, and increasing productivity. Visit us during the GIFA (Hall15 - D14).

Dampney Co., Inc.
High Heat Stainless Steel Paint & Coating

Wood burning stoves, fire pits, BBQ Smokers, Exhaust Manifolds Aerosol Cans, Quarts, Gallons, 5 gallons 1200F resistance

Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker

EXPLORE:      JPCL   |   PaintSquare News   |   Interact   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   Resources   |   Classifieds
REGISTER AND SUBSCRIBE:      Free PaintSquare Registration   |   Subscribe to JPCL   |   Subscribe to PaintSquare News
MORE:      About   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us

© Copyright 2000-2015, Technology Publishing / PaintSquare, All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail