Face Fit Testing Services

What is face fit testing?

A face fit test is designed to ensure a person's mask fits their face shape and size. If you wear a mask at work that relies on making a seal with your face then you need a face fit test. 

In the UK, respiratory-related diseases and conditions account for the third-largest work-related illness. Those most affected are; metal plate workers, vehicle body builders, plumbers, gas fitters, carpenters and bakers.

What are the legal requirements?

Any organisation providing Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE), under COSHH (Control Of Substances Hazardous To Health) regulations, must ensure the wearer has been properly Fit tested. This is to make sure that the RPE correctly fitted to provide effective protection from hazardous substances.

Our Fit2Fit qualified staff have more than 15 years’ experience delivering face fit services. Tests take place either at a client’s premises or at one of our offices. The testing and training take around 30 minutes per individual with the trainer providing full guidance and support on how to maximise their protection.

We provide both quantitative and qualitative face fit testing and training. Both methods result in matching an individual's face shape with a compatible mask to ensure a tight seal is acheived.

Type of hazards that need Respiratory Protective Equipment:

  • Dust 
  • Asbestos
  • Other fibres
  • Respiratory sensitizers 
  • Bioaerosols
  • Where a person may be exposed to public health hazard such as flu virus. 

How our experts can help: 

  • RPE auditing programmes 
  • In-house training for clients needing an in-house face fit testing programme
  • COSHH compliance
  • Control of Asbestos Regulations

For more advice, or to speak to an expert complete the quick quote form below. We also provide face fit testing training in both qualitative and quantitative testing methods as well as courses in managing RPE.

EVENTS
08 July
2021

Application of health impact assessment for environmental and occupational exposures

  • 08 July 2021
  • 11:00-12:00

Join us on the 8th of July as Will Mueller shares insights on how to implement Health Impact Assessment (HIA) methods in environmental and occupational scenarios. His seminar will be of particular interest to those in occupational hygiene and air pollution research. The talk will allow others to capitalise on what went well and learn from some of the challenges, leading to more accurate, informed and impactful research from colleagues. 

The HIA is an important evaluation tool used to judge the potential health effects of a policy, programme or project on a population, particularly on vulnerable or disadvantaged groups and by using it in different settings it can help to facilitate cleaner environments and healthier workplaces.  

Running from 11:00-12:00 there will be a presentation followed by questions. 

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