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Respiratory Protection


Training Cost: $200/student

Training Duration: 4 Hours 
Delivery Method: In Person 
Prerequisite: None 
Supplies Required: Student must be clean shaven where the respirator seals to the face.

Combo This Training With: Confined Space Entry



This training is for workers who wear an air purifying respirator (APR) in the workplace to protect them from airborne contaminants.

This training is NOT intended for workers who require a supplied breathing air apparatus.  

Theory Lesson Includes:

  • Applicable Federal and Provincial OH&S Regulations and applicable CSA standards.
  • Health risks of asbestos, silica, welding fumes & toxic substances.
  • Responsibilities of the APR user.

Practical Lessons Include:

  • Inspection and fitting of respirator.
  • Negative & positive seal test.
  • Qualitative fit test with irritant smoke.
  • Student will learn how to conduct a qualitative fit test.


    Applicable OH&S Regulations and Standards

    Canada Labour Code Part II

    • Part 12.7 Respiratory Protection

      Alberta OH&S

      • Part 18-8 Respiratory Protective Equipment
      • Schedule 1 Table 2 - Occupational Exposure Limits for Chemical Substances

        British Columbia OH&S

        • Part 8.32 - Respirators
        • Table 5.4 - Table of Exposure Limits for Chemical and Biological Substances

          Canadian Standards Association

          Z94.4-11 (R2016) Selection, Use and Care of Respirators (2016)