Respiratory Protection

Female with respirator

The Respiratory Protection Program integrates exposure assessment, risk mitigation and medical surveillance services to protect the occupational health and safety of Texas A&M University employees and to comply with federal and state regulations.

Contact Information

Respiratory Protection

Training Opportunities

  • Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) Annual Training Course
    • Upon completion of this course, employees should understand when respirators are necessary in the workplace, the key aspects of respirators, general respirator fit testing strategies, the benefits and limitations of wearing a PAPR, as well as the proper use, maintenance and general troubleshooting strategies for a PAPR. For questions and/or assistance regarding this course, please contact the Biosafety Occupational Health Program at or by calling 979-845-6649.
  • Quantitative Fit Testing and Respiratory Protection Training
    • An overview of the Texas A&M Respiratory Protection Program, including basic instruction on the use of respirators and hazard recognition. NOTE: This course is offered on an individual basis and by appointment only. For more information, call 979-845-2132.