FMIT Safety Webinar - Respiratory Protection for Law Enforcement: Safeguarding Protocols in High-Risk Environments

  • Dates: 07 – 07 Dec, 2023
  • Address: WEBINAR
  • Contact: Anita Wick
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  • Phone: 407.367.1734



FMIT Safety Webinar - Respiratory Protection for Law Enforcement: Safeguarding Protocols in High-Risk Environments

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Join us for an informative and vital webinar on "Respiratory Protection for Law Enforcement" where we will delve into the critical aspects of safeguarding the respiratory health of our dedicated law enforcement professionals. This webinar is designed to equip law enforcement officers, supervisors, and department leaders with essential knowledge and best practices to mitigate respiratory hazards faced during their duty in high-risk environments.

Law enforcement officers often find themselves exposed to a wide range of respiratory hazards, including airborne toxins, chemical agents, biological threats, and particulate matter in the line of duty. These hazards can have both immediate and long-term health effects, making respiratory protection a top priority for agencies and individual officers alike.

Topics Include:

  •  Understanding Respiratory Hazards: Explore the different types of respiratory hazards commonly encountered in law enforcement scenarios, such as tear gas, smoke, fumes, and infectious agents.
  • Respiratory Protection Equipment: Learn about the various types of respiratory protection equipment available, including gas masks, respirators, and powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs). Discover the selection criteria and best practices for choosing the right equipment for different situations.
  • Proper Fit and Seal: Understand the significance of achieving a proper fit and a secure seal for respiratory protection equipment to ensure maximum effectiveness.
  • Training and Maintenance: Explore the importance of regular training in proper respirator use, maintenance, inspection, and storage to ensure reliability and functionality when needed.
  • Legal and Regulatory Framework: Gain insights into the relevant laws, regulations, and standards that govern respiratory protection for law enforcement personnel.
  • Incident Response: Learn about the specific protocols and procedures to follow during critical incidents when respiratory protection becomes a necessity.


We DO NOT provide certificates for any webinars. If your department is using this webinar as department training, simply document the completion of the training on a training roster or meeting summary form. 

Target Audience

This webinar has been developed for Police Officers and can be used to satisfy annual training requirements.

Date/Time:  December 7, 2023 (2-3pm)

Presenter:  Trevor Reschny, CSP

Recorded Webinars:  Once complete, this webinar, plus many more previously recorded webinars can be viewed at no cost at

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