How do I choose the right respiratory protective equipment (RPE)?
RPE should be right for the:
- Task, and
To help you choose the right RPE HSG 53 has a flow chart to help you through the process, you can either:
- Look at the COSHH Essentials guidance sheets to see if any cover your work task and recommend a type of RPE, or
- Look at HSG53 and follow its approach to selection.
- Use the online RPE Selector Tool, developed by the Scottish Centre for Healthy Working Lives, working with HSE.