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OSHA 2225

2225 – Respiratory Protection

Days: 4  Hours: 26  CEUs: 2.5  Tuition: $750  

Course Description:

This course covers the requirements for the establishment, maintenance, and monitoring of a respiratory protection program. Course topics include terminology, OSHA Respiratory Protection Standards, NIOSH certification, respiratory protection programs, and medical evaluation requirements. Program highlights include workshops on respirator selection, qualitative and quantitative fit testing, and the use of respiratory protection and support equipment. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify and describe the elements of a respiratory protection program, the proper selection, use, and inspection of respiratory protection, protection factors, and evaluate compliance with OSHA Standards. Minimum student contact hours: 26

Registration closes 4 days prior to start of class!

Scheduled Classes

Dates Times Locations Registration Links
12/7/2020 – 12/10/2020 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Virtual Class VILT Register Here!
3/15/2021 – 3/18/2021 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Virtual Class VILT Register Here!
7/12/2021 – 7/15/2021 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Virtual Class VILT Register Here!
11/1/2021 – 11/4/2021 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Virtual Class VILT Register Here!

Course Objectives:

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Identify and describe the major elements of a respiratory protection program following 29 CFR 1910.134
  • Discuss the technical aspects for the proper selection and use of respirators
  • Evaluate compliance with OSHA’s respiratory protection standard.

Course Topics:

  • Terminology
  • OSHA and ANSI standards
  • NIOSH certifications and medical evaluation recommendations
  • Supplied air respirators
  • Self-contained breathing apparatus
  • Confined space entry
  • Respirator fit testing
  • Respirator selection
  • Maintenance and care
  • Medical evaluations
  • Training and information
  • Respirator use
  • Recordkeeping

Note: Participation in the qualitative fit testing laboratory requires medical approval to wear a half-mask air-purifying respirator.

Course Highlights:

  • Laboratories on respirator selection
  • Qualitative fit testing
  • Use of a large array of respiratory and support equipment for hands-on training

ABIH: 4.34

ABIH has previously awarded CM credit for this event. The current event contains 26 hours which can be claimed for CM credit. Rules and additional information for Event Providers is available at: American Board of Industrial Hygiene


Registration Policy

Updated 2020 Nov 13-11:29