Respiratory Protection: Breathing Safely - DVD Training Program
Helps you satisfy OSHA's respiratory protection training requirements
The Respiratory Protection: Breathing Safely training program includes the information and tools you need to conduct required training on respiratory protection procedures.
The training program provides general industry employees with training on their roles and responsibilities in safeguarding themselves against airborne hazards through the proper use of respirators. Also informs them of their company's responsibilities.
Respiratory Protection: Breathing Safely addresses the key elements OSHA requires for respiratory protection training (CFR 1910.134), including:
- The importance of proper respiratory protection
- Respirator selection
- The medical evaluation
- The fit test
- How to inspect the respirator
- How to conduct a proper seal check
- Cleaning and storage methods
- Respirator limitations
The Respiratory Protection: Breathing Safely training program includes the following components (select components can be purchased separately, see order box above):
- (1) 25-Minute, closed caption DVD Training Video - Program combines engaging video and editing technology with expertise from industry professionals at all levels.
- (1) Instructor Guide - Provides you with background information and training tips to make the most of each training session. 20 pages.
- (11) Employee Handbooks - Review key points of training and include a receipt page for documentation purposes.
- (1) Trainer Tools CD-ROM - Includes PowerPoint® presentation that can be used as is or customized, along with handouts, quizzes, clip art, posters and a training log.
- (1) Awareness Poster - Hang in a break room or training area to remind employees that the rules are in effect 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Respiratory Protection: Breathing Safely - DVD Main Menu:
- Play Program - Plays entire main program.
- Chapter Selections - (access to chapers by topic)
- Lists kinds of airborne contaminants, stresses how harmful they can be, discusses employer requirements and the importance of proper respiratory protection.
- Respirator Selection
- The Written Plan.
- Training Requirements.
- The many types/styles of respirators, and why it’s so important to use the right one for the job.
- Quarter, half and full masks and hoods.
- Air-purifying respirators (filters, cartridges, canisters, filter classifications, dust masks, color coding).
- The two types of supplied air respirators (air line and SCBA).
- Medical Evaluation
- Why they are a required part of using a respirator.
- What to expect during a medical evaluation.
- Why you must pay ongoing attention to your health, even if you pass the medical evaluation.
- The Fit Test
- Why it’s important to get a good face to facepiece seal.
- When fit tests must be conducted.
- The elements of a good fit.
- What to expect during a fit test.
- Different items that can prevent a good fit (facial hair, eyeglasses).
- Inspection & Seal Checks
- Why it’s critical to check your respirator every time you use it.
- The steps of a thorough respirator inspection.
- Getting a damaged respirator repaired.
- The steps of a positive pressure seal check.
- The steps of a negative pressure seal check.
- Cleaning & Storage
- A step-by-step process of cleaning a respirator.
- How to store a respirator in order to lengthen its service life.
- Replacing cartridges, canisters and filters before their service life expires.
- Respirator Limitations
- Emphasizes that you should not take off your respirator until you enter a safe zone.
- Addresses that you should always use the correct respirator for the job.
- Covers treating air as though it’s dangerous if you are unsure of the hazards.
- Addresses the warning signs of a malfunctioning respirator.
- Talks about using escape-only respirators.
- Offers a review of the key points from the video and once again emphasizes how important proper respirator use is to your health.
- Review - Provides a quick way to refresh memory on key points of the program to better aid retention.
- Commentary - Additional interviews of industry professionals.
- "What's Wrong with this Picture?" - Six scenarios that relate to each training topic and highlight an employee who is not using his or her respirator properly.
- Quiz – 10 interactive questions; offers correct/incorrect remediation to reinforce effectiveness of training.
- Message for Management – Gives introduction to the training program and topic for trainers/management.
- Previews - Personal Protective Equipment: Safet At Work, Confined Spaces: Dangerous Places, and Hazard Communication: Regulation and Risk - Offer a sneak peek at a related training programs.
The Basic System Requirements are:
- A 400 Mhz or faster Intel- compatible CPU
- A video card with AGP architecture and at least 4 MB of onboard RAM
- At least 128 MB of system RAM (Windows 2000, XP and Vista users - 256 MB or more is recommended)
- Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows XP or Windows Vista (most software DVD decoders have either reduced function or no support under Windows 95 and Windows NT 4.0)
- The latest version of Microsoft DirectX
- A DVD-ROM drive (DVD discs cannot be read by CD-ROM equipment)