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Respiratory Clearance Evaluations:
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires all employees that wear respirators to pass a medical clearance/evaluation every year that a mask is worn within the workplace. Kootenai Occupational Medicine can offer a convenient method for employers to obtain medical evaluation of respirator wearers as required by the OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.134.
Kootenai Occupational Medicine staff has been trained to preform Pulmonary Function exams following the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) standards.