Respiratory Protection Training & Certification
Whether you want respiratory protection certification in as little as two hours with our online training or a more robust, customizable option like you get with our DIY training kits or on-site training, we can help you get the respiratory protection training you want in the way you want it and at a price, you can afford.
We offer three different types of safety training for respiratory protection?
What’s in the respiratory protection Training Course?
Our Respiratory Protection safety training course is CSA compliant, and our online version fulfills CSA’s classroom training requirement. Each class contains sections on common respiratory illnesses, PPE and how to use it correctly, Safe Operations, and more.
This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam as required by CSA.
Estimated Training Length: Because everyone learns and progresses at different speeds, the amount of time you spend taking this training will vary. However, the estimated time for this training is 1.5 – 2 hours.
Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, and local standards, this training encompasses the following CSA standards:
- Encompasses these Canada Standards
CSA Z94.4-11 – Selection, use, and care of respirators
CSA Z180.1-13 – Compressed breathing air and systems
Respiratory Protection Train the Trainer Certification
The respiratory protection train the trainer option is used to certify a trainer to teach others using the included training kit. It incorporates the respiratory protection training online course with an additional train the trainer module, as well as the respiratory protection training kit. This option results in an CSA compliant lifetime respiratory protection trainer certification from Hard Hat Training. This certification is not company-specific, meaning you can take it with you should you change employers.
Why do I need respiratory protection training?
In line with CSA requirements, anyone who works with electricity must receive training prior to working on their own. CSA requirements for refresher training related to forklifts or other processes are very specific. Most other equipment doesn’t have such specific requirements, but it’s wise to follow the same guidelines.
When it comes to refresher training, CSA’s standard in some instances (like forklifts) are very specific: operators must be re-evaluated every three years to see if they are still competent to operate the equipment. Best practices say to apply this same rule to all types of equipment. A so-called “free-pass” cannot be awarded based on experience, age, or time on the job. The extent of the evaluation is to be determined by the employer but should include a written and practical examination that prove continued competency.
Did You Know?
Respiratory protection is consistently on OSHA’s top-10 violations list
In 2019, OSHA cited over 2,400 respiratory protection violations(NSC)
Up to 762,000 cancer diagnoses each year stem from prolonged exposure to workplace carcinogens
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