Under AS/NZS 1715:2009 Selection, use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment all workers using or wearing respirators shall be trained in the safe use and limitations of RPE. The manufacturer specifications for most major brands also recommend training in the use of RPE.
Our RPE training course has been built in accordance with Section 7 of AS/NZS 1715:2009 and covers the following topics:
- Identifying and controlling hazards
- Reasons for RPE
- RPE Selection and protection factors
- Use and proper fitting of RPE
- Wear time of RPE
- Limitations of RPE
- Maintenance and storage of RPE
- Summary of RPE
We tailor our RPE training to individuals and organisations needs and ensure that learners walk away with the knowledge they need.