Tag Archives: Respiratory

How do I Know if my Respirator is Fitted Properly?

Written on Tuesday, December 8, 2009 According to OSHA, all respirators that rely on a mask-to-face seal need to be annually checked with either qualitative or quantitative methods to determine whether the mask provides an acceptable fit to a wearer. A proper fit is necessary for your respirator to provide the maximum amount of protection that it is designed to provide. Generally speaking, there are a few steps that can be taken to ensure that your respirator is properly fitted. When getting ready Read more [...]

Product of the Week: FlexAir PAPR

Written on Monday, May 11, 2009 The FlexAir PAPR one of the newest product lines by SafetyTech International (STI). SafetyTech is a leading manufacturer and supplier of Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) products, gas masks, and other respiratory protection products.The FlexAir PAPR System is a compact, lightweight Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) System with a Lifetime Lithium Battery inside the waist mounted blower. Like other PAPR systems, users are protected by having contaminated Read more [...]

Why Choose a PAPR?

Written on Thursday, March 26, 2009 Complete respiratory protection is crucial in any environment where there are hazardous airborne chemicals or particles present. Protection can be achieved by wearing an appropriate face mask and filter system. There are many things to consider when choosing your respiratory protection system. Most importantly, should you use a traditional face mask respirator, or opt for the PAPR? A Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) is a motorized system that uses a filter Read more [...]