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Respiratory Fit Testing in Agricultural Communities

June 24, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

PPE mask

Last updated on July 26th, 2021 at 12:08 pm

Summary
Respiratory PPE fit testing helps assure the best protection against dangerous airborne particles. Agricultural workers face a myriad of challenges in obtaining a proper fit test and who can provide this service. Additionally, there are gray areas of misunderstanding about the fit testing mandates in certain agricultural populations.

Intended Audience:  Agricultural workers, including women in agriculture; managers and owners of agricultural businesses; educational and healthcare organizations serving an agricultural population.

Objectives
Upon completion of this webinar, participants in this webinar will:

  • understand the difference between a respirator fit test and a fit check (seal check) procedure
  • determine who should be fit tested for respiratory personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • know who can perform a fit test what tools are necessary for a fit test procedure
  • locate current reliable resources that provide information on respiratory fit testing

 

Last updated on July 26th, 2021 at 12:08 pm

Registration Instructions:

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Details

Date:
June 24, 2020
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
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Presenter

Charlotte Halverson, RN, BSN, COHN-S
Email:
info@agrisafe.org

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Sponsors
OSHA