TRAIN THE TRAINER
BEST Safety Trainings program is designed to help employers meets the requirements of the Occupational Health and Safety Act for workers who use respirators in the workplace.
By the end of the program workers will be able to understand:
- Relevant legislation
- Limitations of equipment
- Respiratory selection, use and care
- SCBA and Supplies Air Systems
- Preoperational inspection
- Fitting the respirator (Start-up positive and negative fit check for air purifying respirators)
- Qualitative and quantitative fit testing
Following the theory part of the program there will be a practical evaluation completed. This consists of observing the trainee and testing his abilities to put the theory into practice and properly fit the respirator he will be using.
Any worker required to wear a respirator, Supervisors, Lead Hands and Health and Safety Committee members/ representatives.
The theory portion of training is approximately 90 minutes, followed by a question and answer period. Practical evaluations take 10 minutes per person. You must not smoke, eat, chew gum, or drink any liquid except water for 20 minutes prior to the test. Men must be clean shaven. Generally, a group of 10 participants can be tested in a three-hour period.