Fit2Fit Accredited RPE Fit Test Provider
Face Fit Train the Tester
Open Course Dates
|Course||Location||Date||Price (ex VAT)|
|Face Fit Train the Tester||Warrington||01/08/2017||£250|
|Face Fit Train the Tester||Lincoln||16/08/2017||£250|
|Face Fit Train the Tester||Nottingham||29/08/2017||£250|
|Face Fit Train the Tester||Brent Cross||04/09/2017||£250|
The cost of the Fit Testing Kit is an additional £150+Vat, and we can supply one of these for your learner on the day to take away with them. Please advise on booking if you wish to add this to your order.
Information Document HSE 282/28, recommends that RPE Fit Testing should only be conducted by a trained and competent person. To be competent, the fit test operator should have adequate knowledge and have received adequate instruction and training.
Recent research indicates that up to 50% of all RPE used does not offer the wearer the level of protection assumed and one of the major reasons is that it simply does not fit! Yet, under the regulations RPE must be correctly selected and this includes, for many types of RPE, a face piece Fit Test conducted by a trained and competent person.
Why perform a fit test?
If you provide respiratory protective equipment (RPE) to your employees then it is essential that you have documentary evidence to show the RPE fits the wearer. By subjecting each wearer to a face-fit test you can be sure that your organisation is fulfilling the requirements laid out in the Health & Safety Executives (HSE) guidance note HSE 282/28.
This course is for trainees who want to undertake their own face fit testing programme.
The training includes:
- 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 Program
Please note: that RPE should be selected, maintained and used by trained and competent people, it is the employers responsibility to ensure compliance with this.
Please note: even though these training courses are referred to as “train the trainer” they are only to provide training to allow the attendees to conduct Qualitative face fit testing, not to enable them to teach the subject themselves.
Multiple choice question paper.
Delegates will be awarded an Essential Site Skills certificate of attendance and ID Card.