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Training/Formation Respiratory Protection Program - Implementation Strategies for Selection, Use & Care of Respirators

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Teaches how to implement a respiratory protection program based on the new Z94.4 requirements.

Duration: 2 days

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Respiratory Protection Program - Implementation Strategies for Selection, Use and Care of Respirators - 2-Days

Who Should Attend?

Personnel responsible for managing all or part of a Respiratory Protection Program, or those responsible for employee safety when using respirators, including:

  • Occupational Health Nurses
  • OH&S Personnel
  • OH&S Managers
  • Industrial Hygienists
  • JHSC Members

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Cancellation requests received more than 14 calendar days before start date of the event will receive a full refund less a $100 administration fee. Cancellation requests received within the 14 calendar days prior to the event start date will be non-refundable.

Substitution of event attendee will be permitted at any time prior to the start date. Participant substitutions are permitted at any time prior to the start of the event. Please ensure that the substitute has met any prerequisite requirements.

Payment must be received in full before the event. CSA reserves the right to cancel any event and will, in such case, fully refund all registration fees. No liability is assumed by the organizers for changes in conference dates, content, speakers or venue.

Learning Objectives

  • Analyze key implementation strategies for a respiratory protection program consistent with the requirements of CSA Z94.4 - Selection, Use and Care of Respirators
  • Evaluate concepts of hazard identification and assessment
  • Understanding of the roles and responsibilities of relevant stakeholders
  • Familiarization with the limitations of different classes of respirators and the associated Assigned Protection Factors
  • Understanding of the criteria for conducting Qualitative and Quantitative Fit Testing
  • Review of requirements for training competencies

Course Overview

It is the employer’s responsibility to determine the presence of any potential hazards within the work environment. If harmful airborne chemicals/particles and infectious agents are present, an employer is required to have a Respiratory Protection Program. Development and implementation starts with a comprehensive hazard identification and assessment based on your specific organizational needs and follows with a detailed implementation plan that defines the roles and responsibilities, training requirements, respirator selection and fit testing protocols; tools that address any potential respiratory hazard.

Training on effective program implementation is critical to protecting your workforce. Using practical exercises and case studies, participants will understand and analyze key strategies that form the foundation for the development and implementation of an effective Respiratory Protection Program that is consistent with the requirements of the newly-updated Z94.4 Standard - Selection, Use; Care of Respirators. Links to the CSA Z1000 Standard - Occupational Health & Safety Management Systems will be provided for reference.

Why Get Your Training From CSA?

Your instructor is a seasoned Occupational Health & Safety practitioner, with many years of practical experience, and who has in-depth knowledge of Respiratory Protection in the workplace. You’ll be guided through an intensive program of study that has been developed by a team of industry professionals, and participate in interactive exercises designed to provide practical knowledge and understanding.

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GST REG No R119441681
QST REG No R1006017360