Fit Testing

Employees, who are mandated to wear respirators, are entitled to receive training on the proper usage of the devices. Detailed and understandable training that is repeated annually or more frequently as needed is essential. OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.134 requires that each year, a qualitative or quantitative test should be performed to ensure that the respirator mask fits properly and offers an adequate seal for the workers who rely on a tight-fitting mask-to-face seal.

Goals of the Course

The goal of this course is to train students in testing and using respiratory devices to diminish respiratory health risk at workplaces, protect workers and maintain workplace safety.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1910.120(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for general industry.

training requirements of 29 CFR 1926.65(e)(3)(i) defined by Federal OSHA HAZWOPER for construction sector.

HAZWOPER training requirements for EPA and State OSHA guidelines.

Audience Specified

This course is designed for both the leadership as well as common employees.

Learning Outcome:

Training Modules:

Module 1


Module 2

Qualitative Fit Test

Module 3

An Overview of the Equipment

Module 4

Requirements for Additional Fit Testing

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