Respiratory Protection Awareness

This workshop will provide you with an awareness of respiratory protection equipment, programs, etc.

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for anyone required to wear respiratory protection or anyone that performs respiratory fit testing.

Duration
Half (1/2) Day

Curriculum

  • Respiratory Protection Program
  • Legislation & CSA Standards
  • Responsibilities
  • Evaluating Respiratory Hazards
  • Respiratory User Screening Forms
  • Selecting Respiratory Protective Equipment
  • Selecting Cartridges and Filters
  • Factors Affecting the Correct Fit
  • Respiratory Fit tests:  Qualitative vs. Quantitative
  • Inspecting the Equipment
  • Donning and Removing the Equipment
  • Changing Cartridges and Filters
  • Maintenance & Care of Equipment
  • Proper Storage of Equipment

Expiry
While there is no official expiry date, DMC recommends that participants refresh their training every three (3) years to remain up-to-date on practices, procedures and standards.