What is the best way to determine whether I need a respirator or mask?

If you’re protecting yourself from dust or pollen, disposable dust masks are sufficient.

If you’re dealing with large volumes of airborne matter such as wood dust, drywall dust or masonry dust, you need more than a mask. You need a respirator.

Check your state and local codes before starting any project. Follow all safety precautions. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and safety of this information. Neither Westlake nor any contributor can be held responsible for damages or injuries resulting from the use of the information in this document.

Check your state and local codes before starting any project. Follow all safety precautions. Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and safety of this information. Neither Westlake nor any contributor can be held responsible for damages or injuries resulting from the use of the information in this document.

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