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Respiratory Clearance Evaluation

In accordance with Cal/OSHA’s respirator standard (§5144. Respiratory Protection.), we provide medical evaluations for employees required to wear respirators.  Our evaluations address the physical stress created by respirator use.  To customize an appropriate clearance evaluation for each employee, we consider respirator type, environmental hazards during respirator use, additional personal protective equipment used, extreme temperatures, and personal health.  Evaluation components may include: Medical history (OSHA questionnaire), physical examination, spirometry, blood tests, and exercise treadmill test.

We offer evaluations for the use of:

  • SCBA (Self Contained Breathing Apparatus)
  • SCUBA (Self Contained Underwater Breathing Apparatus)
  • Full-face
  • Half-face
  • N-95
  • PAPR (Powered Air Purifying Respirator)