Respiratory Protection for Emergency Responders (v2)

Course overview

Respiratory Protection for Emergency Responders focuses on the risks emergency responders can face when encountering airborne hazards and how to reduce or eliminate that risk.

It highlights the use of the most common respirators used to filter and purify the air being breathed, or to provide a safe, secondary source of breathable air. Topics include:

An overview of respiratory hazards
The use of respirators
The regulatory requirements emergency responders must comply with on hazardous scenes
The course features Bill Richard, NREMT-P, lead instructor for Crozer-Chester Medical Center EMS, Chairperson of the Toxic Fire of ‘78 Memorial Committee.