FACE FIT – TRAIN THE TRAINER COURSE:

Every year, around 12,000 people are affected by deadly respiratory diseases caused by airborne contaminants. So it’s vital we know how to use Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) correctly, to keep these numbers from rising. What’s more, if you supply your staff with RPE, being able to carry out face fit testing isn’t just important – it’s required by law.

OBJECTIVES:

By the end of our course, delegates will know how to conduct face fit testing correctly and safely. By performing face fit tests on your staff, you can guarantee your organisation is fulfilling the requirements laid out in the Health & Safety Executives (HSE) guidance notes HSE 282/28 & HSG53.

DURATION:

This half-day course will be held by our highly experienced tutors.

COURSE CONTENT:

  • Background to face fit testing
  • Legislation and guidance, HSE282/28
  • Set-up of equipment
  • The sensitivity test
  • Fit test protocols
  • Pass levels
  • Practical face fit testing
  • Troubleshooting & problem solving
  • Fit test failures and re-tests
  • Planning & managing a fit testing programme

ASSESSMENT / CERTIFICATE:

At the end of the course, delegates will be assessed via practical.