2018 Worker Protection Standards and Respirator Fit-Testing Meeting - Ottawa

Date: January 9, 2018
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Ottawa County Fillmore Complex Main Conference Room 12220 Fillmore Street West Olive, MI 49460
Contact: Heidi Lindberg, 616-994-4701,

Scratching your head about how to comply with new and revised Worker Protection Standards (WPS) regulations? Are you prepared for the three new WPS requirements that go into effect on Jan. 2, 2018? Craig Anderson, Michigan Farm Bureau, will explain which standards apply, how to comply, and will discuss OSHA Right-to-Know. Dr. Melissa Millerick-May, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, will discuss hazard communication program development and respirator selection. But wait, there’s more! There will be annual respirator fit-testing! Sign-up today!***.

Registration Cost
Pre-Registration (Ends at 11:59 p.m. on Dec. 25, 2017): $40
Normal and On-Site Registration: $60 
Cancellation Fee after Jan. 2, 2018: $20

Registration includes lunch, morning and afternoon snack, and handouts.

*If you wish to receive a respirator fit-test, please have a medical evaluation conducted by a physician or licensed health care professional (PLHCP) prior to the meeting. Please bring appropriate documentation to the meeting.

**3M Online Respirator Medical Evaluation (https://www.respexam.com/) provides an immediate medical evaluation of respirator wearers for compliance with OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard — 29CFR1910.134. It can be used for all brands of respirators and is available in English and Spanish. In addition, the 3M Online Respirator Medical Evaluation System’s data tracking capabilities will make it a valuable component of your Respiratory Protection Program.

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