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Respiratory Protection

Respirators protect users by removing contaminants form the air, and by supplying clean respirable air from another source. Millions of workers are required to wear respirators in various workplaces.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Respiratory standards, 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910 contain requirements for Respiratory. The requirements applicable to construction work under this section are identical to those set forth at 29 CFR 1910.134 of this chapter.

Government Regulations:

Who Needs this Training?
Anyone who has the potential to be exposed to respiratory hazards shall be provided training.

Dangers of Remaining Uncertified:
Workers who remain uncertified can become sick or even die from breathing in hazardous fumes.

Included Topics:
Introduction – 0:19
Topic 1: Introduction to Respiratory Protection – 3:11
Topic 2: Types of Respiratory Protection – 8:24
Topic 3: Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) – 4:19
Topic 4: General Guidance – 11:04
Topic 5: Respirator Fit Testing – 1:49
Topic 6: Inspections – 3:37
Topic 7: Maintenance – 3:29
Topic 8: Training – 2:19
Summary – 0:25

Course Layout:
Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes, and Final Knowledge Check.

Course Duration:
A minimum of 50 minutes is required to complete this course.

OSHA requires annual recertification for workers where occupational exposure takes place.

Certificate of Completion:
A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.


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