Disposable respirators are a piece of PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) that protects workers against airborne particles, like dust, powders and fine mists. It fits over the wearer's nose and mouth to protect the wearer from inhalation of such particles that could cause respiratory issues, either in the short term or long term. Visit our dedicated page to learn more about disposable respirators and shop our full range of face masks and coverings.
Disposable respirators have different FFP (Filtering Facepiece) classifications, dependant on the application they are being used for:
Disposable respirators are generally single-use only meaning it is important to ensure that they safely filter out any particles, or they will not work. Each manufacturer will have a general guideline as to how long the respirator should last, so it is important to follow these guidelines and not re-use the respirator over the guidelines specified as it may not allow effective respiratory protection.
Aside from the fact that these respirators protect the user from inhalation of potentially harmful and damaging airborne particles like fine dust, liquid spray and fine mist, or powders, there are other benefits to disposable respirators:
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