Respiratory Protection and On-Farm Fit Testing for Agricultural Workers

Summary

In this webinar, participants will learn about agricultural respiratory hazards and how to select appropriate protection. An overview of medical clearance and fit testing requirements will be given, as well as a discussion of some of the unique challenges faced when providing these services to the agricultural population. 

Objectives 

At the end of the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify agricultural workers who may be exposed to hazards that require respiratory protection
  2. Understand the different types of respirators and cartridges and how to select appropriate protection

Describe how fit testing is performed and why it is needed