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Self Checking Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)

This mandatory standard must be applied at all construction locations:

  • All RPE used on site must:-
  • Have self checking functionality in design.
  • Be semi reusable (Not disposable).
  • Wearer to be fully face fitted for type and design of RPE (in date).
  • Correct filters fitted for the hazards.
  • Wearer to be clean shaven (within 24hrs).
  • Be maintained, kept clean and stored appropriately.
  • Selection and use of RPE is part of the ongoing risk assessment process which must be undertaken for each task.

Pat Boyle

Managing Director