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OSHA Training on PAPRS & PPE for Highly Infectious Diseases and Decon

June 30, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This training will provide the required OSHA training to ensure proper usage of facility owned PAPRs, PPE & decon equipment.

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Each participant must bring a full “Level C” PPE ensemble to include:

  • Hood & PAPR (fully charged) and all components (hose, batteries, belt)
  • Suit (water/chem resistant)
  • Inner gloves (5 pair)
  • Outer gloves (1 pair)
  • Boot coverings

The morning classroom portion will be inside and afternoon exercise component will be conducted outside. Participants should dress appropriately.

The training component of this course will cover:

  • Response roles & the incident command system
  • Relevant regulations on use of PPE in potentially hazardous situations
  • Chemical protective clothing, respirators, inspection and donning/doffing of PPE
  • Principles of contamination/decontamination of chemicals, radiologic and biological exposures
  • Establishing hot/warm/cold zones and decon methods for control and reduction of secondary contamination
  • Decon measures and issues of ambulatory & non-ambulatory patients & managing patients in the decon zone.

The afternoon will consist of a 3-hour exercise component, where participants will practice:

  • Setting up a decon area
  • Donning & doffing of PPE
  • Working in PPE
  • Decon simulation of ambulatory patients and personal belongings
  • Decon simulation of non-ambulatory patients
  • Conducting an After Action Review




June 30, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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AdventHealth Zephyrhills
7050 Gall Blvd
Zephyrhills, FL 33541
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