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Respirator Fit Testing

Respiratory protective equipment (RPE) is a type of personal protective equipment (PPE) that protects people from breathing in substances hazardous to health. 

This test is crucial because a proper fit is necessary to minimize the risk of inhaling hazardous substances, such as dust, gases, vapors, or particles, that may be present in the work environment fits appropriately and is fit for purpose.

The guides below provide additional information and resources on Fit Testing

Respiratory Fit Testing Procedures

Respiratory Protective Equipment Advice for Businesses

Respiratory Protective Equipment Advice for Workers

Respirator Fit Testing

Here in New Zealand, the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) 2015 states that employers have a strict duty to provide suitable respiratory protective equipment (RPE) where necessary.

It is also important that under HSR Regulation 4.5 (3)iii the employee receives proper training around the respiratory product.

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