Voluntary Respirator Use – How To Keep Programs And Policies In Compliance
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OSHA has always required a comprehensive respiratory protection program for employees exposed or potentially exposed to air contaminants above the permissible exposure levels (PELs). And you're already aware of those operations where respiratory protection is required and have developed the appropriate program to assure compliance.
But what about operations where PELs are not exceeded, such as when employees ask to wear respirators and you permits it, or when your policy requires respirator use for specific operations? Understanding the subtle differences involved in these situations is important to assure complete compliance. Does your existing program satisfactorily address them?
Join us for this webinar and you'll learn:
- The requirements for a traditional Mandatory Use Respirator Protection Program
- Potential voluntary respirator use situations
- How to judge them
- The components and best practices that a program needs to be compliant
- The common pitfalls such programs face, and how to document your program
- Overview of a Mandatory Respiratory Protection Program
- Potential voluntary respirator use situations that typically occur
- How do you decide if voluntary respirator use is a good approach
- Components that need to be in place for a Voluntary Respirator Use Program
- Best practices that you should consider
- How to develop a Voluntary Respirator Use Program using our model
- Overcoming the common pitfalls
- How best to document your program
- And more
About your Speakers:
Chip Darius is founder and president of Safety Priority Consultants, LLC, established in 2000. In 12 years the company has provided training and consulting in occupational safety &health, OSHA compliance, and safety management systems for clients in numerous states from coast to coast. He is an experienced litigation consultant and expert witness in safety-related matters. Chip has also served as safety advisor for the Connecticut Business &Industry Association.
Chip holds certifications as an Occupational Health &Safety Technologist (OHST), a Certified Environmental, Safety &Health Trainer (CET), a Certified Instructional Technologist (CIT), and a Forklift Safety Technician (FST). Mr. Darius has been a certified Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) for 32 years. He earned BS and MA degrees from the University of Connecticut, where he has also served as Adjunct Faculty. He is a member of the National Environmental, Safety &Health Training Association (NESHTA), author of 3 guidebooks, and designer of more than 200 specialized courses in safety and trainer development. Chip holds certificates from the OSHA Training Institute, National Safety Council, Construction Safety Council, National Fire Protection Association, and others.
Chip has presented on-site training, conference presentations, keynotes, and seminar programs in numerous states, Canadian provinces, and foreign countries. He presented at the 2011 National Safety Council Congress in Philadelphia, PA. From 2002 to 2005 he also served as a principal member of a National Fire Protection Association technical committee on Emergency Service Organization Risk Management (NFPA 1250).
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