Respiratory Protection

Environmental
Respiratory Protection

Personnel must occasionally work in surroundings where breathing hazards are present. Fumes, mists, gases, dust, and fibers are all types of respiratory hazards that can exist in school environments. Thorough knowledge of respiratory protection is necessary if workers are to do their jobs safely and effectively. The goal of this course is to familiarize support staff members with the basics of protecting respiratory health through the proper use and maintenance of respirators.

Variants:
  1. Full Course - 18 minutes
    This version is designed to familiarize school support staff members with the basics of protecting respiratory health through the proper use and maintenance of respirators.
Course Authors
Jeremy Norton
Mr. Jeremy Norton got his start in the safety business when he enlisted in the US Navy. He became a nuclear engineer on the USS Carl Vinson, where he was responsible for the training and safety program for a nuclear power plant machinery room. After leaving the service, Jeremy ran safety and training programs for semi-conductor manufacturer firms, and an international wind power utility. Jeremy has a Masters in Business Administration, and is currently the CEO of Affordable Safety Training LLC.