The Respiratory Protection Program is for employees who’s work assignment requires the use of respiratory protection. All individuals must be medically cleared, trained and fit tested before using a respirator at UVM.


If you need to obtain a respirator for use at UVM, please contact the following:

For Physical Plant Department employees contact:

Karen Lemire
Physical Plant Training & Compliance Office
(802) 656-7233

For all other UVM employees contact:
Amy Kutchukian
Risk Management & Safety
Personal Protective Equipment Program
004 Rowell

Regulatory Requirements

External links to regulations on the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) website:

OSHA 1910.134

OSHA eTool: Respiratory Protection

OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Respiratory Protection