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Respirator Fit Testing With Controlled Negative Pressure (AIHce EXP 2021 OnDemand)

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Recorded at AIHce EXP 2021

Respiratory Protection continues to be an important issue in industrial and occupational hygiene. A vital aspect of respiratory protection is fit testing. The use of Controlled Negative Pressure (CNP) as a fit test method is still not well understood across the Industrial Hygiene community. This talk will delve into the technology and application of CNP as a fit test methodology. It will include a breakdown of all available Quantitative fit test methods, a thorough explanation of CNP technology, currently approved CNP fit test protocols, and practical application. 1. What is CNP? 2. How and when is CNP used in respirator fit testing? 3. Understand advantages and disadvantages of CNP.

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Stephanie Lynch, PhD