The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has published an FAQ about how N95 respirators effectively protect wearers from COVID-19 exposure.
OSHA is aware of incorrect claims stating an N95 respirator filter does not capture particles as small as the virus that causes COVID-19. OSHA’s new FAQ explains why an N95 respirator is effective at protecting users from the virus.
View the N95 respirator FAQ. Visit OSHA’s COVID-19 webpage for more information and resources regarding COVID-19. You also can visit NRCA’s COVID-19 Resources for Roofing Contractors page for information and resources addressing issues you may be facing as you manage your business during the COVID-19 crisis.