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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

Scheduled Classes

Dates Times Locations Registration Links
3/16/2020 – 3/19/2020 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Wesley Chapel FL Register Here!
6/1/2020 – 6/4/2020 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Wesley Chapel FL Register Here!
9/21/2020 – 9/24/2020 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Wesley Chapel FL Register Here!
12/7/2020 – 12/10/2020 8:00:00 AM – 4:30:00 PM Wesley Chapel FL Register Here!

Prerequisite:

None

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

Disclaimer:

Accommodations for Disabilities

Accommodations for Disabilities: Please notify the USF OTI Education Center, 2612 Cypress Ridge Blvd., Suite 101, Wesley Chapel, Florida, 33544 or call (813) 994-1195 a minimum of ten working days in advance of the event if a reasonable accommodation for a disability is needed. Events, activities and facilities of the University of South Florida are available without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, or Vietnam veteran status as provided by law and in accordance with the University`s respect for personal dignity.

Cancellation Policy:

Registration fees are assessed in accordance with USF OSHA Training Institute Education Center cancellation rules. All fees are subject to change without prior notice. USF OSHA Training Institute Education Center will make every effort to advertise all changes to policies and fees as promptly as possible when such changes occur.

A cancellation fee equal to 25% will be assessed for all cancellation requests, regardless of the reason for the request.

The request for cancellation of the registration must be provided in writing (fax or email are acceptable) and must be received (not postmarked) at least 10 business days prior to the start date of the course for which the student is requesting cancellation.

If the request for cancellation is received more than 10 business days prior to the start date of the course, the student may elect either to send a substitute or to request that the funds be transferred to another course without penalty.

If the request for cancellation is received less than 10 business days prior to the start date of the course, a substitute student may be sent. However, transfers and refunds are not available during this time period; and all funds paid for the course will be forfeited.

If a transfer is requested, the course elected must begin within six (6) months of the original course start date. A transfer can only be requested one (1) time. An $18 transfer fee will be charged.

If the student elects to register for a course less than 10 business days prior to the start date of the course, and thereafter, finds that attendance will not be possible, the student may elect to send a substitute student. However, transfers and refunds are not available during this time period; and all funds paid for the course will be forfeited.

USF OTIEC and the USF Office of Continuing Professional Development reserve the right to cancel classes due to unforeseen circumstances. In the event of such cancellation, only the registration fee will be returned to the registrant. USF OTIEC and the USF Office of Continuing Professional Development will not be responsible for any travel expenses incurred in case of class cancellation. Classes are confirmed at least two (2) weeks prior to the start date.
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Updated 2019 Oct 02-09:43