Respiratory Protection & Safety

  • E-Learning

Cal-OSHA estimates tens of thousands of U.S. workers are exposed to harmful airborne contaminants every day. Employees can manage their risk with the use of personal protective equipment, such as a respirator, and by following safe work practices. This course training course is for all employees who may be exposed to airborne contaminants during work.

This course explains the OSHA Respiratory Safety Standards and the best practices for protecting oneself from airborne pollutants. Viewers learn respiratory basics, including examples of respiratory protection equipment. The course demonstrates fit testing, how to properly wear a respirator, and respirator maintenance. Use this respiratory protection training to educate employees about the dangers of respiratory hazards in the workplace.

 

Topics Covered

  • The Need for a Respiratory Protection Program
  • Respirator Basics and Disposable Masks
  • Air Purifying Respirators and Filter Types
  • Atmosphere Supplying Respirators - SARS and SCBAS 
  • Fit Testing Your Respirator
  • Wearing Your Respirator
  • Maintaining Your Respirator

Duration:

0.35 hours

Code/regulation:

CalOSHA

Frequency:

Annually

Who Should Attend:

Anyone Who Wears A Respirator At Work