Face Fit Testing

Face Fit Testing

What is Face Fit Testing?

Many UK medical settings require the use of respirators and in order for this particular item of RPE to work effectively the user must be wearing the correct size mask and a seal must be created. This seal must be tested to ensure a correct fit.

Face Fit Testing Procedure

Our team carries out face fit testing for teams who may come into contact with harmful chemicals or dangerous airborne particles, for example:

  • decontamination
  • theatres
  • endoscopy
  • and most recently frontline COVID-19 case teams

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