RESPIRATOR TRAINING AND FITTING

DURATION OF COURSE

4 hours

INTRODUCTION

This course will instruct employees on proper selection, use, and sanitation and storage of respirators.

Course Pre-requisites

  • Site-specific Respiratory use Written Program
  • Medical pulmonary respirator evaluation for each employee
  • Designated respirator with replacement cartridges
  • Clean shaven employee so that facial hair does not interfere with respirator fitting

COURSE OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of training the participants will be acquainted with the following:

  • Respiratory hazards
  • Function of the respiratory system
  • Selecting the proper respirator
  • Inspection, cleaning, sanitizing, and storage of respirators
  • Fit test procedures
  • Demonstration of use and fit test

At the conclusion of the class, each participant will complete a written exam and practical skills demonstration. The course will include media presentations and site-specific discussions.