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Levitt-Safety Blog

Category: Fit Testing

  • Cartridges or Filters? Here's how to find out what works best for your job

    Cartridges or Filters? Here's how to find out what works best for your job

    First, I'll start by saying that using the right respirator cartridge is just as important as using the right respirator. Respirator filters are made of materials designed to trap particulate as you breathe. Cartridges contain materials that absorb gases and vapours which...

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  • Occupational Cancer: Are You at Risk?

    Occupational Cancer: Are You at Risk?

    What are you exposed to while on the job? As millions of Canadians head into work each day, the Ontario Cancer Research Centre is working towards finding the link between carcinogens found on job sites and the development of cancer....

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  • How to Pass a Respirator Fit Test

    How to Pass a Respirator Fit Test

    In one of our recent blogs, we explained the different types of respirator fit testing (quantitative and qualitative) and why they’re such a critical element of an effective respiratory protection program. With so many people required to wear respirators as...

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  • Respirator Fit Testing and Facial Hair: What’s the Deal?

    Respirator Fit Testing and Facial Hair: What’s the Deal?

    We’ve been discussing fit testing a lot recently in our blogs. We come across so many different questions from our customers when it comes to their respiratory protection program. One of the most popular questions has to be the relationship...

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