Training & Courses

Respiratory Protection Awareness (#27437) - WEBINAR

Presented in live webinar format.  Participants will be able to ask questions live through chat format. This will be a web-based solution and will not require any software or online registrations of any kind. Details on how to access this course on the scheduled date will be emailed to participants prior to the course’s commencement.

This course is designed for persons who are involved in respiratory protection, oversight of fit testing, respirator users and those in usage and compliance roles within occupational settings.

The course is based on the CSA Z94.4 Standard. and also includes a basic overview of generic instruction on completing Qualitative Fit Testing.

(Note: Qualitative Fit Testing can only be used to fit respirators with an 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.


  • 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
  • Why fit test?
  • Overview of procedure
  • Required equipment – overview
  • QLFT Procedure:
    • Sensory Test
    • 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.

Please Note: Cancellation notices must be received five days prior to event date. Registration fees will be refunded less a $50 enrollment charge. Alternately, you are able to send someone else as a replacement attendee.

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  • Seminar
    March 9, 2021
    10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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