Monday, December 11, 2017

Respiratory Protection

Overview :

OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard applies to general industry, construction, shipyard, longshoring, and marine terminal workplaces. The regulations establish uniform guidelines for protecting workers when they must work in hazardous atmospheres.

This course teaches employees how to protect themselves from airborne contaminants in the workplace. Main topics include contaminants in the workplace, classes of respirators, respiratory selection, using the respirator, and OSHA regulatory requirements.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Specify the requirements of OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standard

  • List the components of a respiratory protection program

  • Identify how to detect airborne contaminants in the workplace, assess their dangers and to protect against them

  • Describe the use and function of different respirators

  • Identify and select appropriate respiratory protection equipment

  • Inspect and maintain respiratory equipment


This course is intended for all employees potentially exposed to airborne contaminants.


OSHA - 29 CFR 1910.134

Approximate Length

1 hour

Continuing Education Units

0.1 CEU(s)

Delivery Method



This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Credits.

IACET Continuing Education Units - American Safety Council has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275.

In obtaining this approval, American Safety Council has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider accreditation status, American Safety Council is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.