Event Registration - Associated General Contractors of New Mexico
Respiratory Protection
6/27/18 - 6/28/18
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Respiratory Protection in Construction


The Respiratory Protection course is a 2-day course that covers the basic requirements to establish, maintain and monitor respiratory protection program. Course topics include terminology, OSHA Respiratory Protection Standards, NIOSH certification, respiratory protection programs, and medical evaluation requirements. Program highlights include workshops on respirator selection, qualitative and quantitative fit testing, and the use of respiratory protection and support equipment. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify and describe the elements of a respiratory protection program, the proper selection, use, and inspection of respiratory protection, protection factors, and evaluate compliance with OSHA Standards.
  • Terminology
  • OSHA and ANSI standards
  • NIOSH certifications
  • Medical evaluation recommendations
  • Program administration
  • Types of Respirators: Use, Limitations and Advantages
  • Cleaning and maintenance
  • Air quality and contaminants
  • Quantitative fitting
  • Qualitative fitting
  • 29 CFR 1910.134 (1926.103) and other regulations (Silica, Confined Space Entry)
  • OSHA Field Operations Manual 
Class price is $490 for members and $650 for Non-Members

Janet M. Kerley
, CHMM | ES&H Program Manager/Instructor | Santa Fe Community College

Janet M. Kerley is a nationally recognized environmental, health and safety professional with over 25 years of experience.  She is currently the Manager for Santa Fe Community College’s EPA Lead Training Program and ES&&H Contract Training. Janet has been an OSHA Authorized Instructor for General Industry and Construction Standards since 1989, and recently directed the SFCC EPA Brownfields Job Training Program.  Janet served as Primary Liaison for the Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Management (2005-2009) to the ANSI Safety, Health and Environmental Training Committee and actively participated in the development of ANSI Standard Z490.1-2009 ‘Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training.’ 
Location: AGC Career Center, 1615 UNIVERSITY BLVD NE, ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87102