10/27/2017

New Respiratory Protection Program Training Available

IOSH and the American Association of Occupational Health Nurses (AAOHN)
recently released a new Respiratory Protection Program Training. The program
includes a respiratory protection course and accompanying resources for
occupational health professionals who want to learn more about OSHA's
Respiratory Protection Standard and the role of the respiratory protection
program administrator. You do NOT need to be an AAOHN member to participate in
this free training or access the training resources.

Special components are available for:'

Safety and Health Professional who is:

- Working in an organization required to follow OSHA's respiratory protection
standard?
- Responsible for leading your organization's respiratory protection program?

Safety Professional in Healthcare who is:

- Responsible for offering OSHA-mandated respiratory protection training for
healthcare workers who provide direct patient care?
- Responsible for offering OSHA-mandated respiratory protection training for
ancillary healthcare workers who provide patient care, but could be at risk for
exposure to biological hazards?

Frontline or ancillary healthcare worker who:

- Provides direct patient care (e.g., nurse, nurses' aide, doctor, medical
therapist/technician)?
- Does not provide direct patient care, but interacts with patients in the
healthcare setting that could place you at risk for exposure to biological
hazards? (e.g., chaplain, housekeeper, dietary staff, maintenance worker)?

Further Information


AplusA-online.de - Source: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)