RESPIRATOR FIT TESTING
Stay compliant with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134
Standard on Respiratory Protection
We help you run a successful workplace Respiratory Protection Program, you must understand and comply with the standards set by state and federal administrations like the Occupational Safety and Health Administration
PERSONALIZED, HIGH-QUALITY RESPIRATOR FIT TESTING
We provide effective solutions for your business, ensuring you are in compliance with OSHA Respiratory Protection Standard 29 CFR 1910.134. We specialize in a safe fit and have thorough understanding and experience with respiratory protection programs, our training and testing ensures compliance.
VIRTUAL MEDICAL EVALUATION
OSHA requires workers to complete a questionnaire, providing medical conditions, workplace hazards, and hazards they face.
Our virtual platform provides the physician that evaluate the employee’s responses. A follow-up letter affirms if a medical examination is required, and if so, what tests are necessary.
QUALITATIVE FIT TEST (QLFT)
QLFT is a pass/fail and relies on the employee’s senses using one of four OSHA-accepted test agents:
- Isoamyl acetate
- Irritant Smoke
PERFORMED ONSITE AT YOUR FACILITY
QUANTITATIVE FIT TEST (QLFT)
QNFT uses an instrument to measure leakage around the face seal and produced a numerical result called a “fit factor.” There are three OSHA-accepted QNFT test protocols:
- Generated aerosol
- Controlled negative pressure
USUALLY PERFORMED OFFSITE
RESPIRATORY FIT TRAINING
- Initial Fit and Training
- The Respirator’s Seal
- User Seal Check: An Essential Everyday Test!
- Compatibility with other PPE
- Respirator Stability
- Maintenance and Cleaning
- Annual Fit Testing
- Certification Cards
Employers are required by law to perform Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) training and respirator fit tests on employees at least every 12 months. Proper respirator fitting and maintenance is the only way to protect workers from inhaling dangerous substances that have the potential to cause serious illness, or even death.
There are numerous reasons that could diminish the effectiveness and fit of a respirator:
- Weight gain or loss
- Weight gain or loss
- Dental work or facial surgery
- Facial scarring
- Facial hair (board, goatee, mustache)
- Glasses or protective eyewear