Wearing of Respiratory Protection Masks

With effect from 1 March 2016, those who intend to use or are using air purifying respirators such as N95 masks, etc, need to do the following:

  1. All first time users of respirators are required to complete and submit a health declaration form to NUS Occupational Health Clinic to be reviewed by health physician;  

    health declaration form:
  2. Take the compulsory online training for first-time users and annual refresher training for returning users:
  3. COMPULSORY ONLINE TRAINING for Respiratory Users
    Structured Safety Training Programme (SSTS) FIRST TIME NEW USERS EXISTING USERS
    General Safety https://inetapps.nus.edu.sg/osh/
    1. Respiratory Protection Programme Training for first-time users (OSHGEN04)  through IVLE:
    2. Subsequent annual refresher trainings: Respiratory Protection Programme Training for returning users (refresher)
      (OSHGEN05) through IVLE
    Respiratory Protection Programme Training for returning users (refresher)
    (OSHGEN05) through IVLE:

    This refresher training is to be taken annually.

  4. Frequency of medical checkup – will be based on the outcome of the review of the Health Declaration form submitted by users.
  5.  Frequency of mask fitting – to be determined by the PI or prescribed by the attending occupational health physician;
    (Request for mask fitting through OH Authorization form:
  6. For more information on training and submission of the health declaration, go to https://inetapps.nus.edu.sg/osh/portal/oh/intro.html --> NUS Respiratory Protection Programme