Being Face Fit Tested on a tight-fitting respirator is a legal requirement for your employer, if you are required to wear one for work.
This is to ensure the respiratory protective equipment (RPE) that you’re wearing is suitable for your face size/shape.
However, even if you’ve passed a Fit Test it’s important not to underestimate the importance of being trained to perform regular fit checks.
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When tight-fitting Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) is required for work, it is a legal requirement that every employee pass a Fit Test for the particular make/model of RPE that they will be using.Read more »