Face Fit Tester Training Course

 

 

BSIF Fit2Fit Approved Course

 

£185 per candidate

 

North EAST (Teeside)

Yorkshire (Wakefield)

Scotland (Motherwell)

London East (Upminster)

South West (Exeter)

Wales (Cardiff) 

North West (Warrington)

West Midlands (Solihull)

also

Quantitative (Portacount) Training

16th November Chesterfield

£265 per Candidate

 

 

         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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New Venues for 2020

South Wales     South Coast    South West

  Cardiff           Southampton        Exeter  

 

 

 

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 or JSP   are  £175  plus VAT  

3M     are available at  £200 plus VAT

 

 

 

London NW      Chorleywood

Midlands           Solihull

​Yorkshire          Wakefield​

North West       Warrington

North East        Durham

East Midlands  Nott'm / Derby

London East     Upminster

Scotland           Motherwell

South Coast     Southampton

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

2020

Sept. 30th      -       London East (Upminster)   -   Now Full

October 6th    -       Wales   (Cardiff)            1 Places

October 13th    -     North West  (Warrington)  -  3 Places

October 20th     -    South West (Exeter)       -       4 Places

October 27th     -    Yorkshire (Wakefield)     -      2 Places

November 3rd   -    Scotland (Motherwell)     -     1 Place

November 10th  -    London East (Upminster)     Now Full

November 11th  -    London East (Upminster)   -   4 Places

 

November 16th -   QUANTITATIVE (Portacount)   -  3 Places

                               Chesterfield Derbyshire  £265 per Candidate

 

November 18th  -    West Midlands (Solihull)     5 Places

November 24th   -   North East (Chester le Street)   6 Places

December 2nd   -    Chesterfield (Derbyshire)  -   6 Places

December 8th    -    Wales   (Cardiff)      -      6 Places

December 15th  -    North West (Warrington)  -  6 Places

December 21st  -    Yorkshire (Wakefield)     -     6 Places

 

 

 

Fit2Fit Approved Fit Tester Training Venues 2020

 

 

 

                          

                    

 

 

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