RESPIRATOR - Whirlpool

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March 2020


A powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) is a type of personal protective equipment (PPE) used to safeguard workers against contaminated air. Whirlpool Corporation produced these PAPR filters under the Defense Production Act during the COVID-19 pandemic


US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL), Whirlpool Corporation


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