Respiratory Protection vs. Source Control: What's New in Respiratory Protection?
ASTM International announced approval of a nonregulatory standard for barrier face coverings in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in February of 2021. The standard establishes minimum care, design, labeling, and performance requirements for reusable barrier face coverings. This webinar will explore the four main types of barrier protection and source control products available to workers. We will identify the differences in protection levels, filtration comfort and use of Face Masks, ASTM certified Barrier Face coverings, Surgical Masks and Respirators.
The second part of the webinar will discuss the recent NIOSH-approved respirators, elastomeric half-mask respirators (EHMRs) without exhalation valves. This design change will introduce a new level of protection for frontline and essential workers.
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DATE: April 29, 2021
TIME: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT
Dennis A. Terpin, Ph.D., O.H.S.T., EMT-P, is a Retired Senior Industrial Hygienist and Emergency Manager at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Dr. Terpin is a member of the ASTM F23.65 committee on Protective Clothing and Respiratory Protection and is a Master Level Instructor for FEMA/DHS at the Center for Domestic Preparedness. Dennis has presented both technical and professional development sessions on Respiratory Protection at the International Society for Respiratory Protection (ISRP), National Conferences of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), The Campus Safety, Health, and Environmental Management Association (CSHEMA), College & University Hazardous Material Management Conference (CUHMMC)and the National Safety Council. He currently serves the ASSP Greater Chicago Chapter as Delegate to the ASSP Society House of Delegates.
Honeywell Industrial Safety
The risk of inhaling harmful particles, vapors and gases is very high in many industries and that is a big threat to worker safety. With long-standing expertise in respiratory protection and a deep understanding of worker needs, Honeywell engineers all types of respiratory protection solutions, from disposables, air and powered air purifying respirators (APR and PAPR), and full range of cartridges, filters and other accessories to air supplied systems and Self Contained Breathing Apparatuses (SCBA). Honeywell’s respiratory protection solutions guarantee compliance, comfort, ease-of-use, durability and enhanced work productivity. First and foremost, they guarantee safety. https://sps.honeywell.com/us/en/products/safety/respiratory-protection
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Duration: 1 Hour