Perform “Qualitative” and/or “Quantitative” Respirator Fit-Testing, as required. Pass/Fail “Qualitative” Fit-Testing may be provided to personnel using N95 Dustmasks or Half-face Respirators only. “Quantitative” Fit-Testing, which may be performed for all respirator types, shall utilize a TSI PortaCount computer to determine task-related Fit Factor.
Employers of all individuals scheduled for Fit-testing must: 1) Ensure each individual has successfully completed a thorough Medical Evaluation, in compliance with 29 CFR 1926.1101 and 29 CFR 1910; 2) Provide proof of Medical Clearance in advance and/or at the scheduled time of Fit-testing; 3) Ensure all individuals scheduled for Fit-Testing are freshly clean-shaven and free of all facial hair or jewelry; and, 4) Supply individuals scheduled for Fit-testing with proper respirators, including specific make, model, size & type respirator being fitted.
- February 8, 2017
8:00 am - 9:00 am