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TSI Instruments invite you to attend a free webinar about Fit Testing for Emergency Services

Respirator fit testing for Emergency Services  –
a question and answer session

Join us for a webinar on Thursday, 
7th November, 2019
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM GMT

Free Registration.

This webinar aims to answer the main questions regarding fit testing in Emergency Services and also addresses the new INDG 479 guidance, which has replaced the HSE 282/28.

Typical questions raised through these sessions include:

  • What is the law regarding fit testing for emergency services?
  • Why do facepieces with positive pressure breathing apparatus require fit testing?
  • What are the important changes in INDG 479?
  • Where can I get a copy of the new guidance document?
  • What is the difference between INDG 479 and the BSIF Fit2Fit companions?
  • Can I still use the HSE 282/28 protocol for my PortaCount Respirator Fit Tester?
  • Are there any further guidelines regarding repeat testing?
  • Will I need to make any changes to my fit test protocol to meet the requirements of INDG 479?

Click on the link above to register for the webinar.

A recording will be available for those who registered but cannot attend.

This webinar will be hosted by Karen Long and Claire Baker of RPA Ltd. Karen is a Fit2Fit assessor, Fit2Fit accredited tester and sits on the Fit2Fit technical committee. As a UK expert in Fit Testing, Karen is also an active member of the PH4 committee which provides technical input into the development of new ISO standards on RPE. Claire currently holds the position of Treasurer for the European section of the International Society for Respiratory Protection. Claire is also a Fit2Fit assessor for the Fit2Fit Scheme and an accredited provider of both Quantitative and Qualitative Fit Testing.

Established in 1999 by Karen Long and Claire Baker, RPA are the UK’s leading independent Fit Testing Specialists, with a wealth of experience in practical Fit Testing combined with expert PortaCount® Respirator Fit Tester knowledge. RPA are very proud to have been TSI’s Gold Channel Partner for PortaCount® Respirator Fit Tester since 2007 and provide sales, technical assistance and training to end-users throughout the UK. Karen and Claire were appointed the first Fit2Fit accredited Fit Test Providers and Assessors for the Fit2Fit scheme back in 2009. Their Fit2Fit Portacount Training course was the first Fit2Fit-approved training course in the UK.


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