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What are the Different Types of Respiratory Protections

This 4 minute safety training video covers: What are some of the airborne hazards in the work environments, what are the three types of respirators, safely use of respirators in a hazardous environments, what is the use of air-purifying respirators (APRs), how to select proper respirators in a certain work condition, which filter is required in your work area, what are the two types of air-supplying respirators (ASRs), what are the advantages and disadvantages of each type of respirator, proper fitting of respirators. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 26 minute full length version.

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On-the-job injuries affect all types of people doing all types of work. Each year over 570,000 workers are injured... at a cost to employers of over $100 billion annually. Government surveys show that the most common cause of workplace injuries today is due to employees not using proper PPE. Virtually everyone will experience one or more "on the job" injuries during their working life. In most cases appropriate equipment is readily available, yet employees do not recognize the need for this equipment, or take the time to use it.

Atlantic Training’s Personal Protective Equipment DVD program have been specifically created to assist facilities in complying with OSHA’s Standard on Personal Protective Equipment. Topics covered in these products include:

This Personal Protective Equipment Training DVD Covers:

Video Transcript

Respiratory protection can be as simple as wearing a dust mask or more involved as when as selecting a half face respirators, full face respirator, self-contain breathing apparatus known as SCBA or in-lined filter breathing system. If you need respiratory protection your employer will determine which type is necessary and will fit test you and train you in its use. Your employer will let you know more about the respiratory protection you may require.