Face Fit Testing
WHY do I need to be Face Fitted?
This testing facility is for anyone who performs a task where a potentially hazardous dust or other substances become, or may become air borne.
Employers provide Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE), but if your mask doesn’t fit correctly, it will be uncomfortable and non protective.
Whatever your role in industry, we'll ensure the solution is suitable, useful and rewarding.
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In this assessment we fit FFP2 or FFP3 masks, disposable or the more personal silicon half masks.
Current advice from HSE / HSI, as at 17th June 2020, is that KN95 masks are not to be used as their effectiveness cannot be assured.
This is the perfect bolt on for the likes of, asbestos awareness, COSHH, silicosis and abrasive wheels.
This course takes the user through the rigorous testing, as recommended by the HSI / HSE, and manufactures of the equipment.
This includes a sensitivity test and a seven step test to ensure the fit is correct for the user.
We will ensure you are fitted with the correct RPE for you.
This course meets the statutory requirements of the relevant legislation, whether local or UK, and other relevant statutory provisions and approved Codes of Practice including Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.
The test is delivered through a combination of classroom-based tutorials and practical exercises. You will be assessed through theory and practical tests. All of our trainers are accredited.
The actual face fit testing is held on a one to one basis and take approximately half an hour and includes watching a number of short video clips.
Candidates must be cleanly shaved and not have eaten, drank any liquids, chewed gum or smoked for 30 minutes prior to attending the test.
QUALIFICATIONS / CERTIFICATION
Upon successfully completing the assessment, the employer will be awarded a 4safety certificate.
Novice: 1/2 hour per person
Re-certification: 1/2 hour per person
4safety, Home Farm, Rue de Grouville, Jersey, JE3 9HP, or at the customer's premises.