Respiratory Protection Program

The purpose of this Manual is to provide guidance on respiratory protection with a focus on the use of respirator masks and what is required to ensure these are managed, worn and used safely.


Last updated 1 July 2022

COVID-19 IPAC Manual

Respiratory Protection Program Manual

Version 1.1 - 5 July 2022

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Published: 13 April 2022 | Size: 148 KB, 1 page

This document provides guidance on fit testing for health workers with facial hair.


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

This document contains Respiratory Protection Program resources.


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Updated: 20 April 2022 | Size: 804 KB, 1 page

This document contains Fit Test Cards.