Respiratory Protection Program in the Time of COVID-19

The current pandemic has brought uncertainty to every aspect of our personal and professional lives. It has also challenged how occupational safety and health professionals establish workplace controls including questions about respirators and their respiratory protection program. The CDC recommends the use of face coverings but should they be considered in a respiratory protection program? What are the differences in face coverings for healthcare workers and your employees? Since N95s are being reserved for frontline workers, will the KN95 provide the same level of protection? What respirators should your company use? 
 
The scope of this webinar is to present an overview of the challenges presented by the pandemic to the requirements of a respiratory protection program.

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DATE: September 10, 2020
TIME: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT -11:00AM PT

Speaker:

Luis Pieretti is a Manager, Industrial Hygiene at MEMIC. He has more than 15 years of occupational safety, industrial hygiene and training experience in both the private and public sector. Prior to joining MEMIC, he held positions in the pharmaceutical and manufacturing industries and has worked as a safety and health consultant with USF Safety Florida’s OSHA On-site Consultation Program where he provided safety and industrial hygiene services to businesses in Florida. He has also been an instructor at the University of South Florida OSHA Training Institute Education Center. 

Sponsors:

Moldex is proud to be a provider of comfortable, durable and effective personal protective equipment for healthcare personnel, first responders, critical infrastructure workers and those on the front lines. Whether in a time of crisis or calm users can depend on Moldex to deliver on their promise - Ideas that wear well.  www.moldex.com

Intelex Technologies, ULC is a global leader in environmental, health, safety, and quality (EHSQ) management software. Its scalable, web-based platform and applications have helped clients across all industries improve business performance, mitigate organization-wide risk, and ensure sustained compliance with internationally accepted standards (e.g., ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and OHSAS 18001) and regulatory requirements. Over 1,100 customers in 172 countries trust Intelex to power their EHSQ initiatives. For more information about Intelex, please visit www.intelex.com

TSI Incorporated
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Duration: 1 Hour

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