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A Guide to Respiratory Protection

COURSE NO: Y03-001
A Guide to Respiratory Protection
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course provides information regarding the different types of respirators, the selection of a respirator, fit testing of a respirator, and the proper care and maintenance of respirators. This course also contains information of respiratory protection programs.


Respirators are personal protective equipment (PPE) designed to filter out harmful particulates and chemicals from the air, in order to keep workers safe in environments where the air may not be safe to breathe without filtration.


The 3 PDH online course is intended for employers, engineers, managers and contractors whose work requires the usage of respiratory protection. It is intended to provide knowledge that will be passed to employees in order to provide a safe working environment for all.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Understanding the different parts of a respirator and their purpose
  • Knowing how to select the proper type of respirator given the task at hand
  • Knowing the different elements of a respiratory protection program
  • Understanding the importance of medical evaluation prior to respirator usage
  • Learning how to conduct a fit test
  • Knowing how to properly maintain respirators
  • Understanding the importance of conducting employee training
  • Familiarizing with the rules and regulations regarding recordkeeping
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review the course document titled, "A Guide to Respiratory Protection”, which is based on the document published by the N.C. Department of Labor, “A Guide to Respiratory Protection”.
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Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of twenty (20) questions to earn 3 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on the entire document.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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