Face Fit Tester Training Course

 

 

BSIF Fit2Fit Approved Course

 

Qualitative £185 per candidate

Scotland and South West £210 

 

Also Quantitative Portacount Training 

£225 per candidate  -  Chesterfield  Derbyshire

 

North EAST (Washington)

Yorkshire (Wakefield)

Scotland (Motherwell)

London East (Chigwell)

London West (Heathrow)

East Midlands (Kegworth)

South West (Exeter)

Wales (Cardiff) 

North West (Warrington)

West Midlands (TBC)

Chesterfield (Derbyshire)

 

 

 

         London North West     London East     North East       North West  

         East Midlands              Scotland           Yorkshire         W Midlands

         South West                  South Coast      South Wales   

 

 

RESPIRATOR RPE FACE FIT TESTER TRAINING COURSE

For Qualitative Fit Testing of Disposable and Half Masks

 

 

 

FIT TESTING TRAIN THE TESTER

FULL day covering the 14 areas of competence in

HSE INDG479 

Delivered by Fit2Fit Accredited Tester

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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A FULL day course for Qualitative Fit Testing of RPE 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 FIT TESTER TRAINING COURSE INCLUDES

 

RPE Overview, maintenance and how it works

Full Practical Qualitative Fit Test Demonstration

Practice Fit Testing in Pairs

Respiratory Protective Equipment  Limitations

Background to Face Fit Testing

Why protect and reduce risk from respiratory disease –

Moral & Health issues

Relevant Legislation / Guidance in Regards to RPE Fit Testing  -

- COSHH, CAW, CLaW,  HSE- INDG479,  HSG53

Preparation of the face fit test Equipment

Face Fit Test Protocols and Procedures

Mask Fit Test Do’s & Dont’s

The Face Fit test Sensitivity Test

The 7 Face Fit Test Exercises

RPE Wearer ​Pre Use Fit Checks

Face Fit test Pass Levels

Mask Fit Test Failures and Re-Tests

Troubleshooting & Problem Solving during RPE Fit testing

Planning & Managing a Face Fit Testing Program

Managing Data and Test Documentation with templates

Practical RPE Face Fit Assessment

Multiple Choice Theory Assessment

Introduction to the BSIF - Fit2Fit Scheme Accreditation

Questions and feedback

 

 

 

RPE FACE FIT TESTER TRAINING COURSE OPEN DAYS

 

FULL DAY  08.45 – 17.00

£185.00  plus VAT   Training Only

£210  plus VAT  in Scotland    South West  and  South Coast

 

Fit Testing Kits    

Alpha Solway    £150 plus VAT

 JSP     £175  plus VAT  

3M       £185 plus VAT

 

 

 

London West    Heathrow

Midlands           Solihull

​Yorkshire          Wakefield​

North West       Warrington

North East        Consett

East Midlands  Nott'm / Derby

London East     Chigwell

Scotland           Motherwell

South West       Exeter

South Wales     Cardiff

 

 

FREE PARKING   and  LUNCH Included

 

 

To Book your course

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07944 648167      01246 252307 

info@aspiresafetyandhealth.co.uk

 

 

 

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Fit Tester training Course Dates and Venues

 

              2021

May 18th     -     Scotland (Motherwell)    -    2 Places

May 25th    -     Yorkshire (Wakefield)     -     1 Places

June 15th   -     North East (Washington)  -   1 Places

June 29th   -     South Wales  (Cardiff)     -     5 Places

July 1st      -     London West (Heathrow)   -   6 Places

July 6th     -      North West (Warrington)    -    6 Places

July 15th   -      East Midlands (Kegworth)  -   6 Places

July 21st    -     South West (Nr Exeter)     -     6 Places

July 22nd    -    London East (Chigwell)    -     6 Places

July 27th    -     Scotland (Motherwell)     -      6 Places

August 3rd   -   Yorkshire (Wakefield)      -      6 Places

August 17th  -   North East (Washington)   -   6 Places

Sept 7th     -     South Wales  (Cardiff)     -      6 Places

Sept 9th      -    London West (Heathrow)  -    6 Places

Sept 14th    -    North West (Warrington)    -    6 Places

Sept 21st   -     East Midlands (Kegworth)  -   5 Places

Sept 28th   -    South West (Exeter)      -         6 Places

Sept 30th   -    London East (Chigwell)    -      6 Places

Oct 5th     -      Scotland (Motherwell)     -       6 Places

Oct 13th   -      Yorkshire (Wakefield)      -      6 Places

Oct 26th   -      North East (Washington)   -     6 Places

Nov 16th    -     South Wales  (Cardiff)     -       6 Places

Nov 18th     -    London West (Heathrow)  -    6 Places

Nov 23rd    -    North West (Warrington)    -    6 Places

Nov 30th   -     East Midlands (Kegworth)   -   6 Places

Dec 7th    -      South West (Exeter)      -         6 Places

Dec 9th   -       London East (Chigwell)     -     6 Places

Dec 14th    -    Scotland (Motherwell)     -       6 Places

Oct 17th   -      Yorkshire (Wakefield)      -      6 Places

 

 

Fit2Fit Approved Fit Tester Training Venues 2021

 

 

 

                          

                    

 

 

Fit testing basics

Introduction

 

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.

 

http://www.hse.gov.uk/respiratory-protective-equipment/fit-testing-basics.htm

 

​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.

 

Training includes all April 2019 Revisions in INDG479 & Fit2Fit Companion