What does the Per-Person Respirator Fit Testing Supplies include?
The Per-Person Respirator Fit Testing Supplies include all of the consumable supplies you will need to conduct 1 respirator fit test:
-Single-use fit testing hoods (1 hood per employee, so no need to sanitize)
-Bitrex sensitivity solution
-Bitrex fit test solution
-Fit test record card
Note a nebulizer will be needed to administer the fit test. You may either purchase a Respirator Fit Test Starter Kit from RespSafety, or utilize a nebulizer from another company that complies with OSHA's. Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.134.
What is qualitative fit testing? Fast and economical fit testing.
There are two types of fit tests: qualitative and quantitative. Qualitative fit testing is a pass/fail test method that uses your sense of taste or smell, or your reaction to an irritant in order to detect leakage into the respirator facepiece. The ...
What is a respirator fit test?
A respirator fit test is a method used to verify if a particular size and model of a respirator provides an adequate seal on an individual's face. An appropriately fitted respirator is crucial to prevent exposure to hazardous substances in the air, ...
What does the Respirator Fit Test Starter Kit include?
The Respirator Fit Test Starter Kit includes reusable items to administer a qualitative respirator fit test. It includes two high-quality, reusable nebulizers, one replacement parts kit, easy to follow respirator fit testing instructions developed by ...
What is quantitative fit testing? Taking precision to the next level.
Fit tests are either quantitative or qualitative. A quantitative fit test uses a machine to provide a numeric assessment of how well a respirator fits a particular individual by measuring the actual amount of leakage into the respirator. A ...
Do Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPRs) Require Fit Testing?
The answer to this question depends on the type of facepiece that the respirator has. Any facepieces that form a tight seal to the wearer’s face, e.g., half-masks and full facepieces, must be fit tested. Loose-fitting PAPRs, in which the hood or ...