Face-Fit Testing & the Legal Requirements

Companies should undertake periodic face-fitting tests on masks because one-off tests do not sufficiently protect workers. Also, if you don’t know already, masks need to have a maintenance record. HSE guidance is very clear about this. COSHH ACoP L5 Dec 2013 states: “Tight-fitting RPE (i.e. full and half masks) should be face-fit tested, using a […]

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Implications on Health & Safety in the UK after Brexit

The UK government has issued its draft proposals for tweaks to safety and health regulations to ensure they still function as intended after the country exits the European Union.  The Health and Safety (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2018 are designed to ensure that European Union-derived health and safety protections will continue in domestic law after the UK leaves […]

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