Training & Courses

Respiratory Protection Training & Qualitative Fit Testing Instruction/Demonstration - PM (#26596)

This course is designed for persons who may be required to oversee the fit testing, usage and compliance with respiratory protection under occupational settings. The course is based on the CSA Z94.4 Standard and includes instruction on completing Qualitative Fit Testing. (Note: Qualitative Fit Testing can only be used to fit respirators with an Assigned Protection Factor (APF) of less than 10)

Who should participate?
The course is designed for, but not limited to, the following personnel: Healthcare staff (N95 Filtering Facepieces), industries where there is a requirement to wear respirators as part of day to day work duties, Safety Officers, managers or representatives and construction supervisors.

Course Duration
This course is based on approximately a 2-3-hour delivery time per session.

RESPIRATORY PROTECTION
• When is respiratory protection required?
• Regulations & Standards
• Respiratory Hazards & Hazardous Atmospheres defined
• Common Respiratory Protection definitions
• Components of a respiratory protection program
• Factors influencing the selection of respiratory protective equipment
• Styles of respirators & assigned protection factors
• Overview of supplied breathing air quality standards {“Class D”)
• Maximum use concentrations
• Types of filtering devices, uses and limitations
• Inspection, usage and care of respirators
• Overview of Fit-testing – QLFT & QNFT
• Excuses, compliance and how to encourage workers to wear assigned respirators

QUALITATIVE FIT TESTING – FIT TESTER TRAINING
• Types of fit-tests – QNFT / QLFT
• Why fit test?
• Overview of procedure
• Required equipment – overview
• QLFT Procedure:
o Sensory Test
o Fit Test
• Completing the fit test
• Ending the fit test – equipment cleaning

Upon completion of this course each attendee will receive a certificate of completion.


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  • May 27, 2020
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm