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NYCAMH Webinar: Respirator Use and the Worker Protection Standard: What You Need to Know
Monday, June 11, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST
Category: Webinars

This webinar is sponsored by the New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health with funding from the NYS Department of Labor and the NY Department of Health.

Presenter: Melissa Horsmann
NYCAMH/NEC

Summary:
In this webinar, participants will learn about the EPA Worker Protection Standard’s (WPS) requirements for respirator wearers. There will be an overview of the types of respiratory protection available. WPS fit testing and medical evaluation requirements will also be discussed.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the presentation, participants will be able to:
• Identify workers who are required to wear respirators by EPA WPS
• Understand the different types of respirators and cartridges and how to select appropriate protection
• Describe how fit testing is performed and why it is needed

Register here

Contact: Natalie Roy - [email protected] or Stacey Jenkins - [email protected]