Blog | FaceFitTraining.Guru

face fit testing course

Face Fit Training Course: What to Expect on The Day

Everyone required to wear any type of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) in the workplace must be face fit tested to ensure correct fitting and protection against substances potentially hazardous to health. Face fit testing is a legal requirement for anyone who wears a tight or close fitting mask for work. Employers have a legal responsibility

what is rpe training

What Is RPE Training

Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) is a particular type of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), used to protect the individual wearer against the inhalation of hazardous substances in the workplace air.  RPE should only be used where adequate control of exposure cannot be achieved by other means, in other words, as a last resort within the hierarchy

face fit certificate

Why You MUST Obtain an Official Face Fit Certificate

Significant growth has been seen in the awareness of face fit testing since its introduction to the COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) 2002 Regulations. COSHH covers chemicals, products containing chemicals, fumes dusts, vapours, mists and gases, and biological agents. In July 2005, a European Standard was approved by the Comité European de Normalisation

face fit testing understanding the basics

Face Fit Testing: Understanding the Basics

Face fit testing is a method of checking that a tight-fitting facepiece matches the wearer’s facial features and seals adequately to the face. It also identifies unsuitable facepieces. It is a quick and simple way of assessing whether tight fitting respiratory protective equipment (RPE) does or doesn’t create an effective seal around the wearer’s face.

Face Fit Testing Kit

Things to Be Aware of Using a Face Fit Testing Kit

Recent research indicates that up to 50% of all respiratory protective equipment (RPE) used does not offer the wearer the level of protection expected and one of the main reasons is that it simply does not fit. Under the regulations RPE must be correctly selected and tested by a competent test provider. There are two

Is Face Fit Testing a Legal Requirement?

Yes, it is. Face fit testing is a legal requirement for anyone who wears a close-fitting mask at work. The law requires employers to prevent or control the exposure of employees to hazardous substances at work. Considerable growth has been seen in the awareness of face fit testing since its introduction to the COSHH (Control

Firm Fined £800,000

An Uxbridge manufacturer of ejector seats has been fined £800,000 after three workers developed debilitating lung conditions. Three skilled CNC machine operators developed extrinsic allergic alveolitis after many years of years of exposure to the mist of working metal fluid. The lung condition, also known as hypersensitivity pneumonitis, is a body’s allergic reaction to breathing

Face fit testing of FFP3 respirators

The aim of the project was to conduct market surveillance and face fit testing of a range of filtering facepiece respirators (FFP3) to check that a sample of products available on the market in the UK meet selected performance requirements from the standard with which they claim to comply (currently BS EN 149:2001+A1:2009 “Filtering half

Where to find us

Accesible Ltd
Pendle Innovation Centre
Brook Street, Nelson,
Lancashire, BB9 9PU

Tel: 01282 504455 - 01282 878399
Mobile: 07969 866627

Subscribe to our e-News

Contact Us

Your Name (required)

Your Phone No

Your Email (required)


Your Message

Input this code:

Accessible Ltd - Nelson, Lancashire, Northwest.