Course ID: CO-229

This course provides information on the following:

  • Why you need to use the respirator;
  • What the respirator can and cannot do to protect you;
  • How to properly inspect, put on and take off, and use your respirator;
  • How to check the seal of your respirator (also called a "user seal check");
  • How to use the respirator effectively in emergency situations, including situations in which the respirator doesn't work properly;
  • How to recognize medical signs and symptoms that may limit or prevent you from using a respirator;
  • How improper fit, usage, or maintenance can reduce your respirator's ability to protect you;
  • What the procedures are for maintenance and storage of the respirator; and
  • What the requirements are for federal OSHA's or your State OSHA's Respiratory Protection Standards.