Why perform Face Fit Testing?
If as an employer you provide Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) it is your responsibility to make sure the wearer knows the correct way to wear it. As laid out in HSE Guidelines below
Link to HSE guidelines about Face Fit Testing - http://www.hse.gov.uk/foi/internalops/ocs/200-299/282_28.pdf
HSE RPE User Video Guide on YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nrieWGoClfE&feature=youtu.be
What types of Training we offer?
We can offer training on both Qualitative and Quantitative Face Fit Testing as detailed further below. Alternatively if you are looking for something more specific or just a refresher please contact us.
Training for Qualitative
Onsite Testing Services offers a half day Qualitative Face Fit Testing course which can help your employees learn the correct way to do this. Within this course we cover – Legislation, Which method is best, Sensitivity Test, Example Certification and practical hands on testing.
Training for Quantitative
Onsite Testing Services offers a half day Quantitative Face Fit Testing course which can help your employees learn the correct way to do this. Within this course we cover – Legislation, Which method is best, Setting up and operating a portacount machine, Example certification and hands on testing.
Who are these courses suitable for?
As laid out in HSE 282/23 it clearly states Face Fit Testing should be carried out by a trained and competent person. We aim to give your employees the relevant training and knowledge to do this.
All our courses can be carried out at any location of your choice both on and offshore. At the end we provide successful candidates with a certificate of training and handout notes to take away as future reference.
Please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org for prices. Include details as to where you would like the course carried out and we will get back to you with an accurate cost and our availability.
Why use Onsite Testing Services Ltd for your training?
We have over 20 years working in the field of Breathing Apparatus and have been conducting Face Fit Testing for over 15 years. We are Fit2Fit accredited to carry out Face Fit Testing in both Qualitative and Quantitative testing. As well as offering this training we have the hands on experience to back it up.