Stay compliant with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134 - Standard on Respiratory Protection

Online Respirator Medical Clearance

According to OSHA, workers must be medically evaluated and cleared before they are allowed to wear a respirator. Our online respirator medical clearance evaluations help keep your workforce safe, healthy and compliant with mandatory workplace laws. The simple online questionnaire ensures that your workers are medically fit and healthy enough for respirator use while on the job. Respiratory protection violations are the third most common infraction according to OSHA’s Top 10 most frequently cited standards. The most violated section of the standard is 1910.134(e)(1) which states "the employer shall provide a medical evaluation to determine the employee's ability to use a respirator, before the employee is fit tested or required to use the respirator in the workplace."    

Online respirator medical evaluations made easy

2 Common Mistakes You're Making With OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard

Download Guide

Keep your employees healthy and your company compliant

Examinetics offers online respirator medical clearance evaluations that:
  • Keep you compliant with OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard 29 CFR 1910.134 to avoid violations
  • Prevent unfit employees from wearing facepieces on the job
  • Offer a streamlined online process to meet your workforce scheduling needs

Frictionless online respirator clearance questionnaire

Our convenient 15-20 minute questionnaire provides immediate results via our online portal, so you can qualify your employees for our respirator fit test.

Easy. Convenient. Fast.

questionnaire - respirator clearance - 123 - email blue - png

1

Send You Access

Examinetics will provide a link to your company contact providing access to the online questionnaire. Simply distribute the link to all respirator-wearing employees to access the questionnaire via computer.

questionnaire - respirator clearance - 123 - results blue - png

2

Employees Take Questionnaire

Employees complete the questionnaire through a series of "yes" and "no" questions. The questionnaire takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete.

questionnaire - respirator clearance - 123

3

Receive Immediate Results

After completion, employees immediately receive personalized clearance results, while employers receive verification of employees’ status.

Designed and supervised by our expert team of physicians and licensed healthcare professionals

The online respirator clearance process, designed by our Chief Medical Officer, incorporates the latest methodology and health practices to give you confidence in the safety of your employees. You can rely on professional PLHCP follow up from our in-house team of nurses and experts for any health conditions of concern.

physicians and licensed healthcare professionals - taller
respirator-clearance-online-testing

Secure Data Management

You will have access to all evaluation results available on our proprietary technology platform, XM Solutions. Our online solution provides:
  • An intuitive interface
  • On-demand access to data
  • Dynamic reporting
  • Flexible permissions
  • Secure information storage

FAQs

A respirator clearance is an important part of a well-rounded respiratory protection program. This medical evaluation helps protect employees who may not be able to safely to wear a respirator due to certain medical conditions. It’s important to clear employees before getting a respirator fit test. In addition, this is required by OSHA for employees who are required to wear a respirator at work.
The OSHA respiratory protection standard requires an initial medical evaluation to determine the employee's ability to use a respirator before the employee is fit tested or required to use a respirator in the workplace. At a minimum, the employer must provide additional evaluations if an employee shows signs or symptoms that are related to their ability to wear a respirator. There is not a specific annual requirement for medical evaluations in the standard. However, the physician or other licensed healthcare provider (PLHCP) may prescribe annual tests to ensure employees' continued ability to wear a respirator.
Yes, the online process is the same for all company sizes and needs. There is no minimum requirement for the number of employees to complete the questionnaire.
If an employee is not cleared after completing the questionnaire, those employees are advised to consult with one of our expert review nurses. The consultation will either reveal information that can allow clearance, or the nurse will provide the next necessary steps.
Repeating the questionnaire is typically not required after a consultation with a review nurse.
Our XM Solutions provides a look at employees who have completed the evaluation, who passed, and who needs a consultation. With various options for reporting, you can see your employee results by a specific location or companywide, as well as reporting over varying time periods to create insights from your data sets. Permissions are scalable to give users access to specific reporting groups.

Full Respiratory Protection Services

Respiratory-fit-testing-respirator on worker-cropped services new

Respirator Fit Testing

Ensure your employee health and regulatory compliance with respirator fit testing services from Examinetics.

respiratory-protection-program

Respiratory Protection Program

Learn what you need to develop an effective respiratory program for your company.

XM Solutions data management system cropped

Data Management

Our cloud-based XM Solutions data management system transforms your data into usable reports and analytics.

Contact the nation’s leading provider of Workforce Health Solutions