• PPE Fit Testing

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      • Just as it is important to select the right Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), it’s also vital that the product fits the individual wearer correctly in order to provide adequate protection, but how does one validate the fit?

        ‘Fit Validation’ or ‘Fit Testing’ is a method to assess the fit quality achieved by the wearer for a given item of PPE, and whether they meet any applicable regulatory compliance. It can be a binary assessment, i.e. it does or does not fit, or it can be assessed by how well it fits the wearer and therefore how much protection can be provided.

        The paper examines the types of PPE that benefit from fit validation and introduces the various fit validation methods applicable for eye, hearing and respiratory protection (RPE).

      • Understand what fit validation is and to which type of PPE requires validating
      • Get an insight into the benefits of fit validation for the employer and the PPE wearer
      • Learn about the several fit validation methods for respiratory, hearing and eye protection

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    Related White papers and Webinars

    • Worker wearing Maintenance Free Respirator, Spectacles and Ear muffs
      How to implement respirator fit testing programme?

      This paper takes a deep dive into the topic of respirator fit testing and guide the reader through the essential requirements for the implementation of an effective respirator fit testing programme.

      • Understand the importance of fit testing in your respirator programme
      • Get an insight into the benefits of fit testing for the employer and the respirator wearer
      • Learn about several fit testing methods and their suitability for various respirator types

      Download this whitepaper about respirator fit testing

    • Worker wearing goggles and maintenance free respirator
      Respirator fit testing webinar

      This webinar will explain what fit testing is, how it should be performed and how it will help with implementing an effective RPE programme.

      When: 05/05/1999 18:00 5th May 2021 - 18.00 On Demand Webinar

      Sign up to watch on-demand

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