Course info

Certificate
Quantitative Face Fit certificate - valid for 2 years
Duration
0.1 Days
Who is it for
Personnel working in environments where the air is unfit to breathe and Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) is required
Fitness
No specific fitness requirements
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Quantitative Face Fit Test

All employees in the UK who wear respiratory protective equipmet (RPE) are required by law to obtain certification confirming the RPE fits and provides effective protection.

RPE is worn by personnel working in environments where the air is unfit to breath.

AIS Training offer a full range of Quantitative Face Fit Tests including:

  • Moldex 7000
  • 3M 4255
  • 3M Panaseal Positive Mask
  • 3M 9228
  • 3M 8835
  • Acro Twin Filter 2000 Series
  • UVEX 8732
  • Sundstrom SR100
  • Alpha Solway 3030v
  • Scott Safety - Promask CS Small MK2
  • Drager 7000 FPS
  • Drager Panorama Nova

Test Overview

A Quantitative Face Fit Test uses particle detection to confirm RPE fits and provides effective protection.

Deleagtes will wear the selected mask and perform a series of tasks while the number of particles entering the mask, in comparison to the number of particles challenging the mask, is measured.


Test Objectives

Delegates completing a Quantitative Face Fit Test will be able to;

  • Determine the specific masks which fit their face to provide adequate protection

Please Note

Delegates must come clean shaven and bring the mask(s) with them to be tested.

Please do not to eat, drink or smoke 15 minutes before the test. Do not attend the test if you have had cold or sinus problems 7 days previous to the test or have not been checked by an occupational nurse.