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Respiratory Protection

For Faculty, Non-Hospital Staff

Respiratory protection-half mask/full facepiece training discusses OSHA's Respiratory Protection standard (29 CFR 1910.134), types of respirators, maintenance of respirators and fit testing procedures.

This 2-hour training class is mandatory for all employees whose job classifications may involve duties which result in breathing air contaminated with harmful dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes, sprays or vapors which otherwise cannot be controlled through the use of administrative or engineering controls or employees who voluntarily use respirators.

Note: All employees must be physically able, as deemed by a licensed health care physician, to wear a respirator. Questionnaires can be obtained by contacting Environmental Health and Safety at 773.702.9999. Departments are responsible for the fee associated with the physician's review of this questionnaire ($34), follow-up physicals ($101) as deemed necessary by the physician and the purchase of respirators and cartridges. All employees attending this class are required to bring their clearance forms to the class.

NOTE: Annual refresher training is required for this training class.

NOTE: Please print the training booklet for reference during the lecture class.


A cancellation fee of $50.00 will be assessed if you do not cancel your registration at least 10 business days in advance.


Winter 2017

Section 996 - February 2017
   Instructor: Adam Santos
   Session 1  
     Date/Time: 2/16/2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
     Location: 6054 S. Drexel Ave. HR Learning Center - Room 144   
  Registration for this section is closed.

Spring 2017

Section 1000 - April 2017
   Instructor: Adam Santos
   Session 1  
     Date/Time: 4/6/2017, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
     Location: 6054 S. Drexel Ave. HR Learning Center - Room 144   
  Register for this section


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