Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2007 22:33:17 -0400
Reply-To: Chris Marlowe <chrismarlowe**At_Symbol_Here**COMCAST.NET>
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From: Chris Marlowe <chrismarlowe**At_Symbol_Here**COMCAST.NET>
Subject: Re: Respiratory Protection Medical Evaluation Question
Comments: To: "Burrill, Jason"
In-Reply-To: <1AD4E907E9B6F648AEF1B3A20A9B0E1E3D9C1F**At_Symbol_Here**>

> Can I assume that a Medical Evaluation questionnaire is to be filled out
annually by all employees enrolled in the
> respirator program?  After reading the regulations it states that a
Medical Evaluation questionnaire is to be completed
> prior to fit testing and since fit testing is done every 12 months, at a
minimum, then I interpret it to mean that the 
> evaluations be completed yearly.

You know, 2001 is prior to 2007. The standard does not say, "JUST prior to
fit testing." An annual medical questionnaire is a good idea, but that
portion of the rule does not require it. 

Stay healthy,
Chris Marlowe
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