Respiratory Protection Program

Last Updated: 03/04/2018

The purpose of the Injury Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) is to outline Cal Maritime's environmental health and safety requirements, expectations, and responsibilities in order to achieve effective campus safety performance through Integrated Safety Management (ISM). The Respiratory Protection Program is a subject specific component the supports the overall University IIPP and as such the Director of Safety and Risk Management (SRM), as delegated by the University President, is responsible for the implementation and administrative management for Cal Maritime's Injury Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) that meets the requirements of California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 8, section 3203) as well as other applicable California and Federal Occupational Safety and Health (Cal-OSHA) requirement.

The Cal Maritime Respiratory Protection Program, establishes procedures and responsibilities for Cal Maritime personnel (i.e., faculty, staff, students and volunteers) while engaged in University related activities. Per Cal/OSHA regulations and Cal Maritime Campus Policy, all Cal Maritime personnel who use respiratory protection equipment including filtering facepiece respirators (dust masks), shall be included in the Cal Maritime Respiratory Protection Program and comply with the procedures contained herein.

Note: Training Ship Golden Bear (TSGB) is regulated under MARAD. For operations pertaining to the TSGB  -  Refer to Shoreside Administration Manual (SAM) and Vessel Operations Manual (VOM).


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