Respirator Certification

  • Classroom

This is a comprehensive training that covers respiratory hazards, types of respirators and their limitations, care and maintenance procedures, and implementation of a respiratory protection program. The agency shall have on file a current medical evaluation for each potential user to determine the individuals ability to use a respirator before the individual is fit tested or required to use the respirator in the workplace. A qualitative fit test (QLFT) will be conducted on each potential user to assess the adequacy of respirator fit. Please note Each attendee must supply their workplace respirator for the fit test.

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email,, within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays. 

Topics Covered

  • General Respiratory Hazards
  • Correct Use and Limitations of Selected Respirators
  • Use, Care, and Maintenance of Selected Respirators


1 hours


CalOSHA Title 8, Section 5144.



Who Should Attend:

Employees Who Wear A Respirator