Under HSE Health & Safety Guidance HSG53 ‘RPE at Work’ paragraph 71: If you are considering RPE with a tight-fitting facepiece, you should make sure that each wearer undergoes a fit test. Face piece fit testing is a method of checking for a tight fitting facepiece matches the wearer’s facial features and seals adequately to their face.
Safetymen offer on-site fit testing or fit testing at out Health & Safety Training Centre in Thorpe le Soken, Essex.
Contact the office for more information, prices and available dates.
There have been several recent catastrophic failures of aluminium cylinders used primarily to contain gases for underwater breathing apparatus and manufactured from aluminium alloys HE30/AA6082 and AA6351. These cylinders should only be used if they have undergone thorough visual inspection and testing with an eddy-current device by a competent inspector. Failure to conduct such inspection […]Read more >