OSHA 2225: Respiratory Protection

Course Description

Gain knowledge of the requirements for the establishment, maintenance and monitoring of a respiratory protection program. Use an array of respirators and support equipment through hands-on training. 

The topics in this course go hand in hand with EST 7009P - Air Sampling Fundamentals for the Workplace. Both courses are scheduled during the same week so registrants may conveniently attend both.

Important Course Information

This course requires that medical clearance (OSHA 2225 Eligibility Form) be completed prior to participating in this course.

Are you approved for VA Education Benefits?  The certificate program associated with this course, if offered in classrom format and on the Atlanta campus, is approved for VA Education Benefits. Details and eligible programs can be viewed from this link.

Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Sep 11, 2018 Sep 14, 2018 Tuesday, September 11, 2018 - 23:59 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $790 18095
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
15062 Feb 24, 2015 Feb 27, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $790
16167 Feb 23, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $790
17308 Feb 14, 2017 Feb 17, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $790
17309 Sep 12, 2017 Sep 15, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $790
18094 Feb 13, 2018 Feb 16, 2018 Classroom Atlanta, Georgia $790

Who Should Attend

Trainers, human resources officers, risk managers, supervisors, safety directors and government agencies

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify and describe the major elements of a respiratory protection program following 29 CFR 1910.134.

  • Discuss technical aspects for the proper selection and use of respirators.

  • Evaluate compliance with OSHA's respiratory protection standard.

  • Conduct exercises on respirator selection.

  • Discuss qualitative and quantitative fit testing.


  • Terminology

  • Respirator fit testing

  • OSHA and ANSI standards

  • Respirator selection

  • NIOSH certifications

  • Medical evaluation recommendations

  • Maintenance and care

  • Medical evaluations

  • Supplied air respirators

  • Self-contained breathing apparatus

  • Respirator use

  • Confined space entry

  • Recordkeeping



  • Photo identification (present at check-in)

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET