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Maximize your spirometry screening and surveillance resources
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  • Corporate Authors:
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ; United States, Occupational Safety and Health Administration. ;
  • Series:
    OSHA-NIOSH infosheet
    DHHS publication ; no. (NIOSH) 2011-133
  • Description:
    "Spirometry is a common type of pulmonary function test (PFT) that measures how well a person can move air in and out of their lungs. In occupational settings, spirometry can be used to establish a baseline before assigning a worker to job tasks that are physically demanding, that require use of a respirator, or that may expose the worker to respiratory hazards. It is also used to track lung function over time and to evaluate workers who experience signs or symptoms of respiratory disease."

    OSHA 3415311

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