OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard applies to general industry, construction, shipyard, longshoring, and marine terminal workplaces. The regulations establish uniform guidelines for protecting workers when they must work in hazardous atmospheres.
This course teaches employees how to protect themselves from airborne contaminants in the workplace. Main topics include contaminants in the workplace, classes of respirators, respiratory selection, using the respirator, and OSHA regulatory requirements.
After taking this course, you will be able to:
Specify the requirements of OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard
List the components of a respiratory protection program
Identify how to detect airborne contaminants in the workplace, assess their dangers and to protect against them
Describe the use and function of different respirators
Identify and select appropriate respiratory protection equipment
Inspect and maintain respiratory equipment
This course is intended for all employees potentially exposed to airborne contaminants.
This course has these features and more:
Links to regulations
OSHA - 29 CFR 1910.134