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Respiratory Protection Program Overview in COVID-19 and Beyond

June 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT

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Last updated on July 9th, 2021 at 09:53 am

Summary: Many COVID-19 related US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) citations have been issued for missing key elements of a respiratory protection program. This session will cover the requirements of OSHA’s respiratory protection program, 29 CFR 1910.134, with emphasis on key areas noted in the COVID-19 citations and related temporary enforcement guidance; the differences between respirators types, surgical masks and face coverings; and optimizing respirator use during shortages.

Intended Audience: Agriculture, food and beverage safety and health professionals

Objectives: By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to…

  1. Identify the basic requirements of a respiratory protection program.
  2. Identify some differences between particulate respirators, surgical masks and face covering.
  3. Review the basics of respirator fit testing.
  4. Provide guidance on donning and doffing filter face piece and elastomeric facepiece respirators.

Last updated on July 9th, 2021 at 09:53 am

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June 30, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CDT
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Shari Franklin Smith, M. Eng and BS