Respiratory Protection

Respiratory Protection Information

In the course of their work, research or studies, personnel may be assigned to wear respiratory protection; either an N95 single use respirator (N95) or a powered air purifying respirator (PAPR). The use of respiratory protection  requires annual medical clearance for respiratory use and renewal of training and testing activities for as long as the respiratory protection is used. 

The individual assigned to respiratory protection will receive communication and authorizations via their Texas A&M email address, detailing the process for completing the required medical clearance, training, and fit testing activities.

Respiratory services are coordinated through the

It is important to remember that respiratory protection cannot be used without medical clearance and both medical clearance,  the required training, and fit testing must be renewed annually.