Training

Respirator Protection Training (includes fit testing)

Member Price: Member benefit

Associate Member Price: $150

Non-Member Price: $450

Availability: Regional

Prerequisite: N/A

 

Reasoning

Generally speaking, we only use respirator protection when atmospheric hazards are present so using respiratory protection correctly can mean the difference between life and death. Legislation requires that anyone wearing a respirator be trained and fit tested; this course satisfies all legislative requirements.

Goal

This course will provide learners with the ability to identify when respirators are required, how to properly use them and give them the confidence that their respirator is protecting them from hazards. Upon successful completion of this course a certificate, and/or wallet card where applicable, will be mailed to the student.

Standards

This course is designed to meet or exceed provincial legislation and industry best practices.

Duration and materials

The course includes six hours of theory, including a fit test when site specific. Learners will receive a manual that includes excerpts of the applicable legislation.

Target audience

This course is designed for supervisors, lead hands and workers who work in areas requiring the use of respiratory equipment.

Specific learning

Topics include information about the respiratory system and how it works, the identification of contaminants and the hazards associated with them, respiratory protective equipment as well as inspection and maintenance of the equipment. Learners are required to bring their respiratory equipment to the class so a fit testing can be performed by the instructor.