Face Fit testing

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.

Any organisation providing Respiratory Protective Equipment, 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 at 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.

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
EVENTS
02 April
2019

OH2019 Brighton

  • 02 April 2019

In celebration of our 50th anniversary, Rob Aitken (CEO),  is presenting a keynote at OH2019; 'The IOM at 50, lessons from the past and directions for the future.' Following the keynote listen to members of our research team discuss emerging health risks in 21st-century workplaces. You can also meet our Laboratory team at our exhibition stand.

Event info
'The IOM at 50, lessons from the past and directions for the future.'
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