RPE COSHH Essentials

COSHH essentials for respiratory protective equipment will help employers comply with the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH), as amended, to control exposure to substances and protect workers' health.

RPE Information Sheets [R]

R1: UK Standard Assigned Protection Factor 4 Respiratory protective (APF 4)

The sheet covers how to select and use RPE with a UK APF of 4. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

R2: UK Standard Assigned Protection Factor 10 (APF 10)

The sheet covers how to select and use RPE with a UK APF of 10. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

R3: UK Standard Assigned Protection Factor 20 (APF 20)

The sheet covers how to select and use RPE with a UK APF of 20. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

R4: UK Standard Assigned Protection Factor 40 (APF 40)

The sheet covers how to select and use RPE with a UK APF of 40. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

R5: Breathing apparatus with UK Standard Assigned Protection Factor 40

The sheet covers how to select and use breathing apparatus RPE (BA RPE) with a UK Standard Assigned Protection Factor of 40 (APF 40). It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

R6: UK Standard Assigned Protection Factor 2000 Respiratory protective (APF 2000)

The sheet covers how to select and use RPE with a UK APF of 2 000. It is important to follow all the points, or use equally effective measures.

2021-09-09