OSHA #2225 - Respiratory Protection

This course covers the requirements for the establishment, maintenance, and monitoring of a respirator program. Topics include terminology, OSHA standards, NIOSH certification, and medical evaluation recommendations. Program highlights include laboratories on respirator selection, qualitative fit testing, and the use of a large array of respiratory and support equipment for hands-on training.

Course Benefits

  • Identify the major elements of a respiratory protection program for 29 CFR 1910.134
  • Discuss technical aspects for the proper selection and use of respirators
  • Evaluate compliance with OSHA’s respiratory protection standard
  • Conduct exercises on respirator selection
  • Discuss qualitative and quantitative fit testing
  • Earn 2.6 CEUs 

Course Topics

  • Terminology
  • OSHA and ANSI standards
  • Respirator fit testing
  • Respirator selection
  • Respirator use
  • NIOSH certifications
  • Medical evaluation recommendations
  • Maintenance and care
  • Supplied air respirators
  • Self-contained breathing

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