RESPIRATOR RPE FACE FIT TESTER TRAINING COURSE
Fit Tester Training Course Venue is easily reached by car from South Yorkshire, Humberside & West Yorkshire
Huddersfield, Sheffield, Barnsley, Bradford, Halifax, Scunthorpe etc
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Park Mill Lane, Ossett, Nr Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF5 9AP
Leeds 12 Mile Sheffield 25 Mile Manchester 46 Mile Hull 60 Mile Nottingham 62 Mile Huddersfield 13 Liverpool 74 York 32 Barnsley 13 Chesterfield 42 Doncaster 31 Pontefract 13 Scunthorpe 50 Rotherham 22 York 32 Harrogate 34 Castleford 14
Course Dates 2017
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For Qualitative Fit Testing of Disposable and Half Masks
|FIT TESTING TRAIN THE TRAINER / TESTER|
Learn how to confidently Face Fit Test Half Masks and Disposable masks on this FULL day course for Qualitative Fit Testing of RPE Course, including theory and plenty of practice to ensure you go away having a solid understanding of RPE Respirator Qualitative Fit testing.
Delivered by an experienced Fit2Fit accredited Fit Tester
|RPE FACE FIT TESTER TRAINING COURSE OPEN DAYS||
FULL DAY 09.00 – 16.45
£ 155.00 Training Only
£ 135.00 Fit Test Kit
Training and Kit £ 290.00
FREE PARKING and LUNCH Included
Face Fit Tester Training
Leeds / Wakefield West Yorkshire
RPE Overview, maintenance and how it works.
Full Practical Qualitative Fit Test Demonstration
Background to Face Fit Testing
Why protect – Moral & Health issues
Why protect – Law, COSHH, Asbestos regs etc
Relevant Legislation and Guidance, HSE282/28 & HSG53
Set-up and Testing of Equipment
Fit Test Protocols and Procedures
Fit Test Do’s & Dont’s
The Sensitivity Test
The 7 Face Fit Test Exercises
Fit Test Failures and Re-Tests
Troubleshooting & Problem Solving
Step by Step Group - Practical Face Fit Testing and Practice
Planning & Managing a Fit Testing Program
Managing Data and Test Documentation with templates
Practical Face Fit Assessment
Multiple Choice Written Assessment
Introduction to the BSIF - Fit2Fit Scheme Accreditation
Questions and feedback
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Face Fit Testing Training Course Dates at our Leeds Wakefield Venue
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RPE RESPIRATOR FACE FIT TESTER TRAINING OPEN DAY LOCATIONS
LEEDS / WAKEFIELD West Yorkshire
1 Mile from Junction 40 M1
Low Laithes Golf Club, Park Mill Lane,
Ossett, Nr Wakefield, West Yorkshire, WF5 9AP
Venue is ideal to reach by car from Leeds 12 Mile Sheffield 25 Mile Manchester 46 Mile Hull 60 Nottingham 62 Mile Huddersfield 13 Mile Liverpool 74 Mile York 32 Mile Barnsley 13 Mile Chesterfield 42 Mile
OR WE CAN COME TO YOU TO DELIVER THIS MASK FIT TESTING COURSE FOR GROUPS OF YOUR EMPLOYEES
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Respiratory protective equipment and RPE Fit Testing Advice and Videos
Fit testing basics
Where RPE is used, it must be able to provide adequate protection for individual wearers. RPE can't protect the wearer if it leaks. A major cause of leaks is poor fit – tight-fitting facepieces need to fit the wearer’s face to be effective.
As people come in all sorts of shapes and sizes it is unlikely that one particular type or size of RPE facepiece will fit everyone. Fit testing will ensure that the equipment selected is suitable for the wearer.
What you need to do
The best time to do fit testing is at the initial selection stage, when individual users can be given a choice of adequate models of RPE. You should ensure that the make, model, type and size of facepiece that they wore when they had their successful fit test is made available for their use. If an employee wears more than one type of tight-fitting facepiece, then each type of facepiece should be fit tested.
How to do it
RPE fit testing should be conducted by a competent person - you should take steps to ensure that person who carries out the fit test is appropriately trained, qualified and experienced, and is provided with appropriate information to undertake each particular task. The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) has introduced a scheme for fit testers, which may provide evidence to help you decide whether a fit tester is competent.
A note on facial hair
Many masks rely on a good seal against the face so that, when you breathe air in, it is drawn into the filter material where the air is cleaned. If there are any gaps around the edges of the mask, ‘dirty’ air will pass through these gaps and into your lungs. It is therefore very important that you put your mask on correctly and check for a good fit every time.
Facial hair – stubble and beards – make it impossible to get a good seal of the mask to the face.
If you are clean-shaven when wearing tight-fitting masks (ie those which rely on a good seal to the face), this will help prevent leakage of contaminated air around the edges of the mask and into your lungs. You will therefore be breathing in clean air, which will help you stay healthy.
If there are good reasons for having a beard (eg for religious reasons), alternative forms of RPE, that do not rely on a tight fit to the face, are available.