Managing Respiratory Protection Programs - The Respiratory Protection Program (RPP) Administrator
Improper use of respiratory protective devices may expose employees to respiratory toxins and/or infectious illnesses. In this webinar, we will address common myths related to respiratory protection and provide information to reinforce a respiratory protection program administrator's responsibilities.
OSHA's 29 CFR 1910.134(C)(3) requires employers to designate a program administrator, who is qualified by appropriate training or experience that is commensurate with the complexity of the program, to administer or oversee the respiratory protection program and conduct the required evaluations of program effectiveness.
- Medical Clearance vs Medical Surveillance
- Respirator use - Required or suggested
- Fit-testing, Qualitative or quantitative or both
- Qualification/selection of fit tester
- Fit-testing Procedure
- Order of fit-testing
- Frequency of fit-testing
- Reuse vs extended use
- Elastomeric vs Filtering facepiece
- Required, suggested, not an element
- Respirators, Appendixes - Mandatory, Required, Voluntary Use
- Training - On-line or in person?
- Qualification / selection of medical professionals
This webinar is designed for individuals who may design, develop, implement, administer and sustain a respiratory protection program. It will help participants develop and maintain a respiratory protection program that complies with all state and federal regulations.
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DATE: September 25, 2018
TIME: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT
Dennis A. Terpin, PhD, O.H.S.T. is a member of the ASTM F23.65 International Technical Committee on Respiratory Protection. Dennis is the Senior Industrial Hygienist/Emergency Manager for the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Terpin is a Certified Master Level Instructor for FEMA/DHS teaching at the Center for Domestic Preparedness COBRA live agent training center instructing in respiratory protection.
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Duration: 1 Hour