Respiratory Protection

Protecwear offers a range of Respiratory protection to suit all types of risks and offer a onsite Qualitative Fit Testing (Face Fit Testing). (Protecwear are accredited RPE Fit Test Provider)

  1.  Q: What is a face fit?   A: A face fit test is a simple test which checks whether a person's mask fits their faceshape and size. As everyone is different in face size and shape , it is not unusual that one product will fit or work for everyone of that RPE facepiece.  A face fit test will help ensure that the RPE selected is suitable for the wearer.
  2. Q: Does our company or employee need to be face fit test? A:  Face fit testing is a legal duty under the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations, the Control of Lead at Work Regulations and the Control of Asbestos Regulations. Failure of the above could result in fines or prosecution by the HSE.

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Click to watch Video of HSE's RPE user Guide