Respirator Fit Test (RFT) in Kuala Lumpur & Selangor

The fit test measures the seal between the respirator’s face piece and user’s face. The test protocol conducted verifies whether a specific model, type and size of a respirator can adequately fit specific personnel.

Details about our Respirator Fit Test

Who should be tested?

The fit test is essential for personnel who are working in the upstream oil and gas industry initially assigned to a job that requires the use of tight fitting respirators.

Duration:

Approximately 20 minutes per individual

Prerequisites:

Personnel are to provide details of the of the type of mask used.

In order to minimize the risk of leakage and maximize the quality of respirator fit:

  • Personnel are recommended to have a clean shave.
  • Personnel with long hair must tie their hair up.
  • Any jewelry on the face or around the face shall be removed during the fit test.

RFT Certificate & Validity

Types of Masks:

Berkat Clinic can provide quantitative tests using half and full masks including 3M models. Clients are advised to bring their own masks for the test.

Validity:

2 Years

However, a fit test needs to be repeated periodically whenever personnel:

  • Changes respirator (size, style, model and make)
  • Personnel undergoes physical changes that could affect respirator fit, such as facial scarring, dental changes, cosmetic surgery, or weight loss that affects the face structure and shape.

Respirator Fit Test Certificate

Upon successful completion of the fit test, Berkat Clinic will issue a certificate and card indicating the results and the validity of 2 year.

Interested to know more about our Respirator Fit Test?

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