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This online course satisfies the training requirements of OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.134 Respiratory Protection Standard.
Who must take this course?
All employees required by OSHA (or their employer) to wear respirators to protect them from occupational diseases caused by breathing air contaminated with harmful dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, sprays, or vapors.
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It will take a MINIMUM of 1 ½ hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable certificate and wallet card.
We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.
Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our OSHA Respiratory Protection Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check questions, and a final exam.
This Respiratory Protection online training course describes the standard, hazard identification, avoidance, and control, covering a variety of respiratory protection-related topics, along with practical information on safe work practices.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- Hazards overview
- OSHA overview
- Hazard controls
- About the respiratory protection standard
- Contaminated air
- Types of respirators
- Respirator terms
- Atmosphere-supplying respirators
- Air-purifying respirators
- Assigned Protection Factor (APF)
- Maximum Use Concentration (MUC)
- Medical evaluation
- Fit testing
- Respirator use
- Respirator effectiveness
- IDLH atmosphere procedures
- Interior structural firefighting
- Respirator maintenance and care
- Respirator storage
- Respirator inspection
- Respirator repairs
- Other requirements
The length of time for which the training is valid is determined by OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.134:
(k) (vii) The general requirements of this section.
(3) The employer shall provide the training prior to requiring the employee to use a respirator in the workplace.
(4) An employer who is able to demonstrate that a new employee has received training within the last 12 months that addresses the elements specified in paragraph (k)(1)(i) through (vii) is not required to repeat such training provided that, as required by paragraph (k)(1), the employee can demonstrate knowledge of those element(s). Previous training not repeated initially by the employer must be provided no later than 12 months from the date of the previous training.
(5) Retraining shall be administered annually, and when the following situations occur:
(i) Changes in the workplace or the type of respirator render previous training obsolete;
(ii) Inadequacies in the employee's knowledge or use of the respirator indicate that the employee has not retained the requisite understanding or skill; or
(iii) Any other situation arises in which retraining appears necessary to ensure safe respirator use.
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