Using your Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)

To ensure your RPE works, you should make sure:

  • The chosen RPE fits, is suitable for the task and the wearer.
  • You conduct fit tests for each wearer, for each piece of tight-fitting RPE they use.
  • The RPE works with other protective equipment the user wears.
  • The wearers are trained to use it and are supervised.
  • You maintain each device as per the manufacturers' instructions.
  • The RPE is stored properly.

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Updated: 2022-03-22