For all enquiries call us on: 01933 672180
or email enquiries@fstrainingacademy.co.uk

Filtering Facepiece and Half Mask Fit Testing

FOR THE BEST HEALTH & SAFETY ADVICE or call now on 01933 672180

The performance of tight-fitting facepieces, depends on achieving good contact between the wearer’s skin and the face seal of the facepiece. Inadequate fit will significantly reduce the protection provided to the wearer.

Who should attend the course?
This course is aimed at all people involved in the wearing, storage and maintenance of filtering facepiece and half mask respirators.
This course is for people who wish to be fit tested on filtering facepiece or half masks.

Course Content

  • Understand the theory why respiratory equipment is required
  • Be able to correctly fit filtering facepiece and half mask respirators in accordance to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Understand different filters when using half masks and how to change them
  • Carry out pre use checks on filtering facepiece and half mask respirators
  • Be able to inspect filtering facepiece and half mask respirators as required and keeping legislative records.

Course covers

  • Understand the theory why respiratory equipment is required
  • Be able to correctly fit filtering facepiece and half mask respirators in accordance to manufacturer’s instructions
  • Understand different filters when using half masks and how to change them
  • Carry out pre use checks on filtering facepiece and half mask respirators
  • Be able to inspect filtering facepiece and half mask respirators as required and keeping legislative records.
  • HSG53 requirements for respiratory training
  • Reason for Respiratory Protective Equipment
  • Hazards and risks of exposure
  • Working principle of Respiratory Protective Equipment
  • Types of Filters available for half masks
  • Correct fitting & pre use checks
  • Aftercare, cleaning & storage for half masks
  • Responsibilities of Employee

Length of course
1 Day

Number of Delegates
Up to 12 delegates

Course number
FTA-6005

Our trainers are Fit2Fit Accredited

Basic CMYK