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Powered-Air Purifying (PAPR) Respirator Training Fall 2021

Ended Jan 1, 2022

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Full course description

Course Introduction

This course applies to all IU employees who are exposed to airborne particulate contaminants that cannot be controlled through engineering or administrative controls and require the use a Loose-Fitting Powered-Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR).

This training is intended for Indiana University community members only.  If you need to complete this training as a guest user, you may request access to the course at

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Know and understand the proper usage of Loose-Fitting Powered-Air Purifying Respirator.

Module Topics Include

  • General Respiratory Protection, Loose-Fitting Powered-Air Purifying Respirators (PAPRs)
  • Operating Principles
  • Common Applications
  • Usage Guidelines
  • Donning/Doffing
  • Care and Maintenance
  • Respirator Storage
  • General Awareness

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Length: 30 minutes

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate

Audience: For IU employees who use Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPRs).