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Respirator fit testing



Respiratory Fit Test

 

The following will be covered

Sensitivity test; is to be given to see if the worker can detect a sweet or bitter taste which is administered by using a fine mist at low levels.

 

Fit test is to ensure that the individual follows the instructions that is provided with the respirator and proper procedures are followed when; using, maintaining equipment to ensure maximum protection. The individual will go through a series of test exercises to ensure proper fitting. Respirators come in different sizes and styles this is why testing is conducted to ensure we have the proper fit for the individual. Mask to be asigned to one person and should avoid lending their masks to others.