Respiratory Protection Program

This implementation package provides key resources to support the NSW Respiratory Protection Program.


Last updated 21 April 2021

Respiratory Protection in Healthcare (PDF)

Published: 12 August 2020 | Size: 480 KB, 16 pages

This document provides guidance for LHDs and SHNs regarding respiratory protection which uses a risk management approach based on the risk of exposure to infectious droplet and airborne pathogens.


Respiratory Protection Program Implementation Resources V1.1 (PDF)

Updated: 30 March 2020 | Size: 1.5 MB, 56 pages

The following implementation resource package provides New South Wales (NSW) Local Health Districts (LHDs) and Speciality Health Networks (SHN) with key resources to support and implement their local Respiratory Protection Program (RPP).


ePortfolio NSW Health documents for external providers V1.2 (PDF)

Updated: 16 December 2020 | Size: 217 KB, 3 pages

This document contains Respiratory Protection Program resources.


Management and Use of Reusable Respiratory Protective Devices (PDF)

Published: 18 November 2020 | Size: 1.7 MB, 70 pages

This guidance relates solely to infection prevention and control considerations for the selection, use and reprocessing of reusable RPD within healthcare settings.


Cleaning and disinfection of quantitative equipment (PDF)

Published: 22 October 2020 | Size: 188 KB, 3 pages

This guidance provides direction for cleaning and disinfection of the reusable components of quantitative fit test equipment.


PortaCount/AccuFit Quick Prompt Guide (PDF)

Published: 18 November 2020 | Size: 177 KB, 2 pages

This guidance is applicable to PortaCount™ or AccuFit™ fit testing equipment.


Respirator Fit Test Card (PDF)

Updated: 29 January 2021 | Size: 771 KB, 1 page

This document contains Fit Test Cards.


Respiratory Protection Program - Fit Test Assessor Selection Criteria (PDF)

Published: 9 March 2021 | Size: 62 KB, 2 pages

The fit test assessor selection criteria provides New South Wales (NSW) Local Health Districts (LHDs) and Speciality Health Networks (SHNs) recommended skills and attributes of HWs supporting fit testing in their local Respiratory Protection Program (RPP).