April 14, 2019

To improve the standards of face fit testing and to add clarity as to what is required of face fit testers, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and The British Safety Industry Federation (BSIF) Fit2Fit Scheme have recently issued industry updates...

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October 24, 2018

RPE Selection, a basic guide.

Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) selection; getting it wrong can result in life limiting, chronic ill health or worse… as a grim reminder, there are 12,000 annual UK deaths associated with Work Related Respiratory Diseases (WRRD); pro...

January 26, 2018

Ever wondered what exactly is involved in a face fit test for a “dust mask” or indeed why you need one? Once again, it’s time for 1974 Rapport Ltd to dispel a few more myths…

It’s a common misconception that a Face Fit Test is a costly and complex procedure that somehow...

October 25, 2017

How to wear a Dust Mask


Tens of thousands of UK workers are suffering from work related respiratory diseases, many of which are chronic, fatal and could be prevented by simply wearing a correctly specified, face fit tested dust mask… if it's worn correctly!


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September 13, 2017


PSR have enlisted the help of Health and Safety specialists, 1974 Rapport for Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) “Face Fit Testing“ Training for our staff.

Over the past few months, PSR have been asked by clients, as part of our compliance and vetting process, that...

May 31, 2017

Asbestos Awareness Training, what you need to know….

As usual, 1974 is taking a common-sense approach to dispel H&S myths, this time Asbestos awareness training.

Is it a mandatory requirement to have asbestos Awareness training?

“Asbestos awareness training should be give...

May 4, 2017

Face fit testing intends to test the suitability of the mask to the wearer

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