Thu, 23 May|
Westport Lake Visitor Centre
Fit2Fit Accredited Qualitative Face Fit Testing "Train The Tester"
Time & Location
23 May 2019, 09:00
Westport Lake Visitor Centre, Westport Lake Visitor Centre, Westport Lake Road, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 4RZ, UK
About The Event
This British Safety Industry Federation (BISF) fit2fit approved Face fit testing “Train the Tester” course is designed to offer theoretical and practical guidance for persons expected to undertake Qualitative face fit testing of close fitting “half face” Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE); It is also ideal preparation prior to a fit2fit assessment.
The HSE stipulates that a competent person should undertake face fit testing; the course is based around the HSEs Guidance document INDG479 which details criteria in which a face fit tester must be trained.
Certification will be issued with a recommended refresher of 12 months from date of initial training, the course covers much more than just how to undertake a fit test…
Overview of legislation & guidance
Airborne hazards & health effects
RPE Selection; inspection, maintenance & limitations
Fit testing; principals, equipment, test method, fault finding – practical session
Theoretical & practical assessment
Delegates will be provided with handouts to take away and we are more than happy to offer advice & guidance going forward.
Being a fit2fit accredited face fit tester with many years first-hand experience in H&S, Asbestos and face fit testing across a range of sectors, we are proud to offer fit2fit approved training offering in-depth information coupled with the benefit of real life experiences.
If you haven’t done so already, you will need to source a “Face Fit Test Kit” for use going forward or we can provide at a cost of £145 + vat (demonstration kits / RPE are available for use on the day).
To make an enquiry or book one of the limited places on this course, please contact
Start time: 0900 hrs (approx. 1500hrs finish)
Venue details: http://www.staffs-wildlife.org.uk/visitor-centres/westport-lake-visitor-centre