Train the Trainer Face Fit Tests are designed to enable you to carry out your own qualitative respiratory fit testing for staff in order to comply with regulations. Training in the proper use and care of respirators has been mandatory in the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations since 1989. The 2002 revision of the COSHH regulations and the Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) requires that fit testing of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) be carried out.
If you use RPE with a tight-fitting face piece, you should make sure that each wearer undergoes a fit test, with many main contractors now demanding this from their sub-contractors. If RPE doesn’t fit correctly, it will not protect the wearer.
The training covers:
Find out more on what a Face Fit Test involves as well as the contents of a Face Fit Test Kit here.