Face Fit training courses focus on the correct selection and use of RPE (Respiratory Protective Equipment) for workers in environments where this is required. Employers have a legal responsibility to supply employees with RPE if a COSHH assessment of the workplace deems it necessary and must provide suitable protection if their employees are at risk of inhaling anything which could affect their health, including asbestos spores, contaminated air, chemicals, gases, other hazardous substances or when entering a confined space.
RPE is typically only provided for short term use and in line with other control measures, for example, exhaust ventilation systems. The reason being is that RPE can lead to communication or visual issues and has proven to be uncomfortable to wear for long durations. Workers who have to use this kind of equipment must remain clean shaven in order to ensure that the masks fit closely to the skin to avoid any potential leaks. If an employee has facial hair for a religious reason, alternative forms of RPE are available.
There are different types of Face Fit training courses available, available in both in-person and online learning formats.
Face Fit testing courses are designed to teach candidates about a range of topics relating to facial protection including:
Face Fit Testing courses typically last around half a day and are available at locations nationwide.
Face Fit Train the Trainer courses are longer in duration, typically lasting arounda day in total and teach candidates to be the competent person on site who can teach their colleagues how to select and use the appropriate RPE.
Course content includes:
We also offer Qualitative Face Fit Testing Training; the term “Qualitative” refers to the Qualitative Face Fit Test which a competent person will need to be trained in, in order to carry this out correctly.
Qualitative Face Fit Testing training courses are suitable for those who manage the RPE in their workplace and have been assigned the responsibility for carrying out in house qualitative face fit testing on their employees/staff or are looking to begin face fitting on a commercial basis.
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