Using your Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)
Coronavirus (COVID-19): update
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.