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Respiratory Protection

Learn what respirators are used for, how to use them, and how to maintain them.

Description

A respirator is a device that is intended to protect employees from inhaling dangerous substances, such as chemicals and infection particulates. Respirators are among the most important parts of protective equipment for working in hazardous environments. 


This Respiratory Protection course will provide basic information on respirators and respiratory protection to workers and employers. 


Topics that will be covered includes:

  • What respirators are
  • How respirators function
  • What is needed for a respirator to provide protection.


This course was created in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHAct) of 1970 and the OSHA regulations.

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Curriculum

  • Respiratory Protection
    Introduction
    1:09
    How Do Respirators Work?
    4:45
    Respirator Material
    1:46
    Filter Classification
    0:39
    Cartridges
    2:10
    Oxygen
    0:57
  • Employer Considerations
    Cautions and Limitations of Respirators
    3:47
    Training
    1:08
    Assignment of Respirators
    0:30
    Cleaning Maintenance and Storage of Respirators
    1:53
    Respiratory Equipment Considerations
    0:44
    Summary
    2:19
  • Supplemental Materials
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Skills

  • Personal Safety

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