FMIT Safety Webinar: Respiratory Protection

  • Dates: 11 – 11 Jan, 2024
  • Address: WEBINAR
  • Contact: Anita Wick
  • Email:
  • Phone: 407.367.1734

 FMIT Safety Webinar: Respiratory Protection

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Many municipal employees are exposed to respiratory hazards at work. Whether it's exposure to harmful airborne contaminants, toxic gases, particulate matter, or infectious agents, ensuring proper respiratory protection is of paramount importance. This webinar aims to provide participants with comprehensive knowledge about respiratory protection measures, equipment, and best practices to safeguard respiratory health in hazardous environments.

Topics Include:

  • Understanding Respiratory Hazards: Exploring various respiratory hazards encountered in different industries and environments, including industrial settings, construction sites, healthcare facilities, laboratories, and more.
  • Respiratory System and Health Impact: Understanding the human respiratory system, the potential health consequences of exposure to hazardous substances, and the importance of timely protection.
  • Respiratory Protection Devices: Overview of different types of respiratory protection devices, including filtering facepiece respirators, half-face and full-face respirators, powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs), and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
  • Selecting the Right Respirator: Guidance on how to choose appropriate respiratory protection equipment based on specific workplace hazards, individual factors, and compliance with relevant safety standards.
  • Proper Fit and Seal Check: Emphasizing the importance of achieving a proper fit with respiratory protection devices and demonstrating seal-check procedures to ensure optimal effectiveness.
  • Maintenance and Storage: Best practices for maintaining, cleaning, inspecting, and storing respiratory protection equipment to prolong its lifespan and efficiency.
  • Training and Education: Discussing the significance of regular training and education for workers, supervisors, and safety personnel on respiratory protection protocols, emergency response procedures, and recognizing warning signs.


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 all employees and if the topic is applicable to your operations, can be used for your monthly department training.

Date/Time:  January 11, 2024 (10-11am)

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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