The COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) Regulations include a requirement that the initial selection process for all tight-fitting face pieces should include face-fit testing to ensure the wearer has a correctly fitting device.

The recommended fit testing exercises for both Qualitative and Quantitative tests are:

  • Normal Breathing
  • Deep Breathing
  • Head Side to Side
  • Head Up and Down
  • Bending
  • Grimace (excluded from overall result)
  • Talking
  • Normal Breathing