Breathing Well at Work: Respiratory Health for Construction Workers

Details

  • Presentation Length: 60-mins; 90-mins; 4-weeks.
  • Participant Numbers: 15-500+
  • Delivery methods: ILT, VILT, E-Learning Modules, Webinars, Blended Learning, Mobile Learning, Microlearning
  • Onsite training available globally: North & South America, EMEIA, APAC, LATAM
  • Languages: English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Italian, Mandarin, Arabic, Japanese, and Malay.

Introduction

This comprehensive session focuses on the specific respiratory challenges faced by construction workers. Participants will gain insights into common workplace pollutants and learn effective techniques to minimize exposure and maintain better respiratory health during their construction projects.

Content Outline

  • Respiratory Hazards in Construction: Identifying prevalent workplace hazards, such as dust, fumes, asbestos, and other airborne particles that pose risks to the respiratory system.
  • Selecting the Right Respiratory Protection: Understanding the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) like respirators and masks and how to choose suitable options based on specific job tasks.
  • Proper Respiratory Equipment Usage: Training on the correct use, fitting, and maintenance of respiratory protection to ensure maximum effectiveness and safety.
  • Best Practices for Reducing Exposure: Exploring effective on-site practices and engineering controls to minimize exposure to respiratory hazards and promote a healthier work environment.

Takeaways/Outcomes

By participating in this session, construction workers and professionals will be better equipped to safeguard their respiratory health while working in challenging environments. They will understand the importance of using appropriate respiratory protection and adopting best practices to minimize exposure to harmful airborne substances.