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:
    https://inetapps.nus.edu.sg/osh/portal/oh/pdf/RPP%20Health%20Declaration%20Form.pdf
  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/
    portal/training/ssts.html
    1. Respiratory Protection Programme Training for first-time users (OSHGEN04)  through IVLE:
      http://ivle.nus.edu.sg
    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:
    http://ivle.nus.edu.sg

    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:
    https://inetapps.nus.edu.sg/osh/portal/oh/pdf/
    AUTHORISATION_FORM(Rev04)_FOR_OH_MEDICAL_SERVICES.pdf
    )
  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


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