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Respiratory Protection

Group discussion of problems and issues in Occupational Safety and Health. May be repeated as topics change. Prerequisites vary as topics change. Fall, Spring.

Section: SAFE-495-C01
Credits: 4
Faculty: Steven R Myers
Days: MTWRF
Times: 8:00AM‑4:30PM (MTWRF)
Start/End Date: 01/08/18 - 01/12/18
Instruction Method: Discussion-based Seminar
Comments: This course covers the requirements for the establishment,maintenance, and monitoring of a respirator program. Topicsinclude terminology, OSHA standards, NIOSH certification, andmedical evaluation recommendations. Program highlights includelaboratories on respirator selection, qualitative fit testing,and the use of a large array of respiratory and supportequipment for hands-on training and demonstrations. This courseincludes both quantitative and qualitative fit testing methods.Participants gain the skills necessary to perform respirator fittests. An additional project is required for students takingthis class for credit and will be due at a date set by theinstructor. Students in SAFE 495 Respiratory Protection will be charged a $200 additional fee that will cover textbooks, materials, andlunches provided during the class. All students must register atthe Office of Continuing Education.603-358-2290 Prereq: Safety majors and minors only or department chair'spermission.

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