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Intro to Wildfire Smoke Safety

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the health effects of wildfire smoke
  • Describe the air quality index measures
  • List your responsibilities and your employer’s responsibilities for protecting you from wildfire smoke
  • Identify when you may be encouraged or required to wear a respirator
  • Recognize the general procedures for using and cleaning a respirator

Available in English

8 Minutes

Mobile Ready

You will learn about the health effects of breathing wildfire smoke and how to protect yourself when the air quality index measures alert you to the presence of hazardous air conditions.

Course Outline
  • Intro to Wildfire Smoke Safety
Regulations
  • 1910 CFR 134 Subpart I – Personal Protective Equipment – 134.1910 Respiratory Protection | Occupational Safety and Health Administration
  • California Code of Regulations, Title 8, Appendix B to Section 5141.1. Protection from Wildfire Smoke Information to Be Provided to Employees (Mandatory)