Respirators & Fit Testing TTT

Respirators & Fit Testing TTT

Gain an understanding of the legal requirements of respiratory protection and fit testing.

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Description

RESPIRATORY FIT TESTING COURSE

Our course is designed to provide an inhouse fit tester with the knowledge required to conduct fit testing of in-house workers and educate them on proper fit, seal checks and selection.

In order to receive a certificate of competency, the participant must achieve a passing grade on the written in-class test

Our course is designed in accordance with CSA Z94.4-16.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to conduct fit testing for one or both methods (Quantitative and Qualitative) and provide instruction and training to in-house employees on the following topics:

  • Identify specific Roles and Responsibilities within a respiratory protection program
  • Explain the process of hazard assessment for biological and chemical situations
  • Understand respiratory hazards
  • Identify different Types of Respirators and limitations of use
  • Select the Appropriate Respirator
  • Identify different Fit Testing methods and conduct fit testing using them (hands on)
  • Explain end of service life and replacement times
  • Explain, maintenance and storage requirements

Course Duration and Requirements

Course duration: 8 Hours

This course and program is designed around EKG’s own awareness training platforms and requires the participant to attend our pre-requisite Adult Learning Train the Trainer program.

What You Will Learn

  • Gain a solid foundation of the fundamentals & requirements for effective respiratory protection and fit testing
  • Review types of commonly used tight-fitting respirators
  • Review respiratory pre-use requirements and comfort validation
  • Learn the most commonly used Qualitative and Quantitative fit test methods
  • Understand the methods for conducting fit tests and associated critical procedures
  • Learn verification techniques for the competency of respirator users
  • Obtain valuable guidance on how fit testing workspaces, equipment and activities are organized

Course Features

  • Evaluation Testing is conducted in this course to reinforce the information presented.
  • Certification Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to all participants via online access and print or traditional mailing.
  • Hands-On Evaluation This program requires a practical element in addition to the theory to be certified. Options are available for this.
  • Tool Package On successful Completion of the program an instructors package is provided, including everything you need to train end users on this topic.