RPE must reduce exposure as low as reasonably practicable (e.g. below any applicable Occupational Exposure Limits or Control Limits).
To make sure that the selected RPE has the potential to provide adequate protection for individual wearers, the Approved Code of Practices (COSHH, CAW, & CLAW) recommend face fit testing of RPE which incorporates a tight-fitting face piece.
This will help to ensure that inadequately fitting face pieces are not selected for use.
The Face Fit qualification is designed to provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to identify when to don RPE and understand the dangers to health. The course will Include the correct donning and testing of the wearing of RPE