Respiratory Protection

Overview

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.

Learning Outcomes

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

Audience

This course is intended for all employees potentially exposed to airborne contaminants.

Features

This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams

Regulations

OSHA - 29 CFR 1910.134

Approximate Length

1 hour

Delivery Method

Online

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