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7500 Face Mask
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What filters do I need for the 3M 7500 series half face mask?

The 7500 series half face mask is a reusable respirator mask that when combined with appropriate filters can provide respiratory protection against vapour and/or particulate hazards. As with every piece of tight fitting respiratory protective equipment, it is important that the mask is correctly worn and this includes being fitted tested. This ensures that the mask provides an adequate seal to ...
Does my mask need to be fit tested
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Do I need a fit test to wear a respirator mask?

If your company uses tight-fitting respiratory protective equipment (RPE) then a fit test is a legal requirement. The fit test functions to ensure the mask correctly fits the wearer’s face. Therefore it is able to provide its stated respiratory protection. Ill-fitting masks will not have the required tight seal and are leaky and vulnerable to bypass by contaminants. Faces come in all shapes and...
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How to choose the right disposable respirator mask?

Disposable respirators or disposable face masks offer protection against inhaling dusts or mists - for example when sanding, welding, pouring, mixing or any other activity that may create a dust or mist. With a range of protection levels and styles available, we've looked at how to choose the correct disposable mask for the job. NOTE: please ask your safety advisor before choosing any PPE...
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