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Respiratory Protection


This course provides participants with required training on OSHA’s Respiratory Standard, 29CFR1910.134. It gives participants information about hazardous atmospheres, respirator selection, use, and maintenance, as well as fit testing for the specific respirator they will use on the job.


  • Scope & Application of 1910.134
  • Definitions
  • Types of Hazardous Atmospheres
  • Types of Respiratory Protection
  • Medical Questionnaire Discussion
  • Air Purifying Respirators (APR)
  • APR Selection, Use, & Maintenance
  • Disposal Criteria for Filters & Cartridges
  • Supplied Air Respirators (SAR)
  • SAR Selection, Use, & Maintenance
  • Decontamination Procedures
  • Emergency Situations
  • Respirator Fit Testing (Qualitative)