A respirator mask is another commonly used safety tool. Anyone that works with paint, noxious substances on a farm or in the auto repair industry will have used one on a regular basis. Designed to offer protection against harmful particles and fumes, respirators are a stand alone piece of safety wear.
Much like ear plugs, there are certain tasks that you can't perform without wearing them - otherwise you're heading in the murky waters of the negative impact on personal health and safety.
There are a variety of gas mask type wear, from half masks to full face respirators, and of course they need to be industry standard compliant. The five best M95 and MSA respirators are featured below.