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NIOSH Respiratory Protection Week September 8th - 11th!



NIOSH is offering two, FREE, webinar opportunities that week!

1) The Top Ten Frequently Asked Questions about Respiratory Protection

On Tuesday September 8, 2020 at 1:00 EDT, a panel of NIOSH experts on respiratory protection will address their top ten questions. These topics will include respirator use in healthcare settings, NIOSH approval, special circumstances with respirators and filters, use of expired respirators, fit testing, CO2 buildup in respirators, and more!

Webinar Registration: https://niosh-connect.adobeconnect.com/rpw2020-faq/event/event_info.html

2) How to spot a counterfeit! Understanding the Misrepresentation of NIOSH Approval

Join us on September 10, 2020 at 12:00 EDT to learn about how to identify NIOSH-approved respirators and signs for spotting counterfeit respirators.

Counterfeit respirators are products that are falsely marketed and sold as being NIOSH approved and may not be capable of providing appropriate respiratory protection to workers. In this webinar, we will look at how to identify a NIOSH-approved respirator as well as signs that a respirator might be a counterfeit. We will also discuss some of the respirator counterfeit issues we have observed over the last several months.

Webinar Registration: https://niosh-connect.adobeconnect.com/rpw2020respirators/event/event_info.html

More information on the Respiratory Protection Week page:

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npptl/Respiratory-Protection-Week-2020.html

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VPPPA Region 2

Questions, suggestions or comments please contact us at:

Email: info@vppparegion2.org  

Phone: 518-747-2390, ext. 217;  518-361-3673

 

 

 

 

 

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