3M™ Twin Lightweight Filters
- For use with the 3M™ 6000 Series Full Face Respirator - sold separately
- Lightweight filters are well balanced when connected to the respiratory mask
- Gaseous, particulate and combination filters available for use in the manufacturing, agricultural, construction, pharmaceutical, petro-chemical and cleaning industries
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Good to know
Respirators should be submitted to fit checks to ensure optimal use and function. Regulations require that only competent personnel should conduct fit testing. To qualify, the individual should have competent knowledge, as well as undergone instruction and training in the following:
Proper selection of adequate respiratory protective devices and respirator filters.
Proper examination of said equipment and identifying substandard maintenance of respiratory facepieces.
Correctly fitting a facepiece and performing preliminary checks.
Determining when facepieces fit poorly.
The purposes and applications of fit testing.
The differences between qualitative and quantitative fit testing methods, and the proper applications of each.
The purposes of fit test exercises.
Preparing facepieces for fit testing.
Performing diagnostic checks (on the facepiece as well as the fit test equipment).
The capabilities as well as the limitations of fit test equipment.
Performing a correct fit test using a specific method.
Awareness of known issues, as well as preventing and/or correct problems encountered during fit testing.
Interpreting test results.
Understanding workplace protection factor, assigned protection factor, fit factor, and nominal protection factors, and identifying what differentiates each from the other.
HSE Regulations and the Approved Codes of Practice that are relevant to fit testing.
Knowing pertinent information and requirements is important in using respirators and respirator filters. Understanding this is crucial in using such an important safety equipment.
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