Implementing Respiratory Protection Programs In Hospitals: A guide for Respirator Program Administrators

Los Angeles County
California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
Resource Updated:
May. 01, 2012
CDPH Implementing Respiratory Protection Programs in Hospitals

About this Resource

A California Department of Public Health (CDPH) document providing hospitals in California with a tool for developing and implementing effective respiratory protection programs, with an emphasis on protecting health care workers from aerosol transmissible diseases (ATDs).


Licensed healthcare professionals responsible for developing and implementing a respiratory protection program for aerosol transmissible diseases and airborne hazardous materials at their facility.

Key Takeaways

  • This guide is a tool to help California hospitals/healthcare facilities develop and implement an effective respiratory protection program
  • Emphasis on the healthcare setting
  • Practical step-by-step manual
  • Contains resources for training for respirator program administrator
  • Lists diseases requiring airborne precautions and droplet precautions