Abrasive blasting is the foundation for any good paint job. Without it, the finished product could deteriorate too fast or simply look unprofessional. Unfortunately, it can also be a messy proposition that comes with its fair share of hazards. Whether you're on a commercial site or working in a residential area, there are plenty of precautions that need to be taken during blast jobs. Here are some of the most common issues we see with respirators on blast jobs.