Breathing Well at Work: Respiratory Health for Manufacturing 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

In the manufacturing industry, respiratory health is a critical concern due to potential exposure to various airborne pollutants, fumes, dust, and hazardous substances. 

This session focuses on the specific respiratory challenges faced by manufacturing workers. Participants will gain insights into common workplace pollutants and learn effective techniques to minimize exposure, utilize proper protective equipment, and maintain better respiratory health in their manufacturing roles.

Content Outline

  • Respiratory Hazards in Manufacturing: Identifying prevalent workplace pollutants, such as chemical fumes, dust particles, metal vapors, and other airborne substances that pose risks to the respiratory system.
  • Proper Selection and Use of Respiratory Protection: Understanding the importance of personal protective equipment (PPE), including respirators and masks, and how to choose, fit, and use them correctly based on specific manufacturing tasks.
  • Best Practices for Respiratory Safety: Providing practical guidelines for safe work practices, including proper handling and storage of chemicals, to reduce respiratory risks.

Takeaways/Outcomes

By participating in this session, employees will be equipped with valuable insights and skills to protect their respiratory health on the job. They will understand the importance of using appropriate respiratory protection, adhering to safe work practices, and employing engineering controls to minimize exposure to harmful airborne substances.