To help you choose appropriate, effective respiratory protection against infectious and non-infectious bioaerosols found in the workplace, which can be a complex task because of the lack of bioaerosol exposure standards.


Stakeholders in industrial hygiene and occupational health and safety and health professionals and physicians in a variety of sectors, including:

  • Health care
  • Agriculture
  • Industry
  • Municipalities
  • Businesses
  • Others


A six-step approach that uses control banding, based on the hazard associated with bioaerosols and the exposure level of workers.
Several examples drawn from case studies illustrate the approach.

Website revision: December 2018