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Face Fit Testing of Respiratory Protective Equipment

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Course Description

This course will provide delegates with the knowledge and competency required to perform face fit testing, ensuring the correct fitting of suitable respiratory protection equipment (RPE) using qualitative filtering facepiece (FFP) or half masks and / or quantitative tight fitting respirators testing methods.

This course will provide delegates with the knowledge and competency required to perform face fit testing, ensuring the correct fitting of suitable respiratory protection equipment (RPE) using qualitative filtering facepiece (FFP) or half masks and / or quantitative tight fitting respirators testing methods.

Course Content

  • Introduction to face fit testing requirements
  • RPE selection & correct use
  • Record keeping
  • Correct disposal of RPE
  • Demonstration of qualitive and / or quantitative techniques
  • Exam and practical test

Duration

 0.5 to 1 Day dependent upon RPE requirements.

  • Introduction to face fit testing requirements
  • RPE selection & correct use
  • Record keeping
  • Correct disposal of RPE
  • Demonstration of qualitive and / or quantitative techniques
  • Exam and practical test

Duration

 0.5 to 1 Day dependent upon RPE requirements.

Entry Requirements

Delegates who are responsible for providing respiratory protective equipment to their employees are required to show documentary evidence that the respiratory protective equipment (RPE) fits the wearer.

By subjecting each wearer to a face fit test you can be sure your organisation is fulfilling Health Service Executive (HSE) requirements.

Delegates who are responsible for providing respiratory protective equipment to their employees are required to show documentary evidence that the respiratory protective equipment (RPE) fits the wearer.

By subjecting each wearer to a face fit test you can be sure your organisation is fulfilling Health Service Executive (HSE) requirements.

Additional Information

Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance endorsed by The HSE.

Requalification every three years.

Note:
Testing is designed to test the specific mask as used by the delegate. You must bring a suitable mask with you that you wish to be fit tested for.

Delegates successfully completing the course will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance endorsed by The HSE.

Requalification every three years.

Note:
Testing is designed to test the specific mask as used by the delegate. You must bring a suitable mask with you that you wish to be fit tested for.

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