4.0 Education and Training
The Environmental Health & Safety Department shall provide instruction on:
Why the respirator is necessary and how improper fit, usage, or maintenance can compromise the protective effect of the respirator.
What the limitations and capabilities of the respirator are.
How to use the respirator effectively in emergency situations, including situations in which the respirator malfunctions.
How to inspect, put on and remove the respirator.
How to perform seal checks of the respirator
Procedures for maintenance and storage of the respirator.
How to recognize medical signs and symptoms that may limit or prevent the effective use of the respirator.
General requirements of the OSHA Respiratory Protection standard.