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Updated NIOSH facial hair position

09/07/2018

NIOSH updated its position regarding facial hair and the use of respiratory protective devices. The new position is intended to clarify the NIOSH definition of respirator sealing surfaces. It supersedes the October 2, 2006 Letter to all Manufacturers titled: NIOSH Policy for Respirator Sealing Surfaces and Facial Hair. Read the updated NIOSH position.

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