ALTSA: ALF #2021-024; ALTSA: NH #2021-034 Employer Responsibilities for Respiratory Protection Program and Provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

ALTSA: ALF #2021-024; ALTSA: NH #2021-034 Employer Responsibilities for Respiratory Protection Program and Provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

On March 30, 2021, the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) and Department of Health (DOH) issued a guidance entitled L&I and DOH Respirator and PPE Long-Term Care: Employer Responsibilities for Respiratory Protection Program and Provision of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This guidance provides information for long-term care facilities (LTCF), healthcare workers (HCWs), and employers on when to use certain types of PPE, and what to do if your facility cannot obtain the recommended PPE.  Read full letter here.

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May 3, 2021