Course Overview

Face Fit Train the Trainer courses are typically a day in duration and teach candidates to be the competent person on site who can teach their colleagues how to select and use the appropriate RPE.

Employers have a legal responsibility to supply employees with Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) if a COSHH assessment of the workplace deems it necessary. Employers 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.

What You will Learn:

  •  The background to fit testing
  •  Fit testing vs. Fit checking
  •  What equipment needs fit testing
  •  When fit testing should be conducted
  •  In depth training on how to correctly use Qualitative Fit Test Kits with many practical hints and tips
  •  Identifying and correcting failures
  • Advice on how to structure a fit testing session and properly brief test subjects
  •  Practical fit testing to gain experience and confidence
  • How to look after fit test kits
  •  Record keeping
  • Links to external documents