Use, Inspection and Maintenance of RPE
This course is for all individuals who have the responsibility to check respiratory protective equipment (RPE) on a monthly basis, to ensure that they are competent in the use of and can perform inspections on RPE in accordance with manufacturer's instructions and the actions/outcomes are recorded appropriately.
The course covers:
- selection and use of respiratory protective equipment (RPE)
- types of RPE
- filters, cleaning, maintenance, storage and disposal
- record keeping
- face fit testing
- assigned protection factors
- hazard groups
- fault finding
- legal requirements
- hazardous substances
A range of Scott respiratory protective equipment is covered on this course. Certificates are issued by Scott Safety and valid for 3 years.
Half day course is run at ARCA / ATaC centres throughout the year, and can be delivered in-house, if the client can provide a suitable venue and facilities.