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INDG 479: The New UK Respirator Fit Testing Guidance, A Question & Answer Session

INDG 479: The New UK Respirator Fit Testing Guidance, A Question & Answer SessionPlease join us for a webinar on respirator fit testing hosted by TSI's Gold Portacount Channel Partner RPA, Ltd. This webinar is scheduled for the convenience of our friends and customers in the UK and Europe on July 11 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm BST (5:00-6:00 am CDT).

Typical questions raised through these sessions include: 

  • What are the important changes in INDG 479? 
  • Where can I get a copy of the new guidance? 
  • What is the difference between INDG 479 and the BSIF Fit2Fit companions? 
  • Can I still use the HSE 282/28 protocol for my PortaCount? 
  • Are there any further guidelines regarding repeat testing? 
  • Will there be further changes to guidance moving forward? 
  • Will I need to make any changes to my fit test protocol to meet the requirements of INDG 479?

Please register here.

This webinar will be hosted by Karen Long and Claire Baker of RPA Ltd. Karen is a Fit2Fit assessor, Fit2Fit accredited tester and sits on the Fit2Fit technical committee. As a UK expert in Fit Testing, Karen is also an active member of the PH4 committee which provides technical input into the development of new ISO standards on RPE. Claire currently holds the position of Treasurer for the European section of the International Society for Respiratory Protection. Claire is also a Fit2Fit assessor for the Fit2Fit Scheme and an accredited provider of both Quantitative and Qualitative Fit Testing. 

Established in 1999 by Karen Long and Claire Baker, RPA are the UK's leading independent Fit Testing Specialists, with a wealth of experience in practical Fit Testing combined with expert Portacount knowledge. RPA are very proud to have been TSI's Gold Portacount Channel Partners since 2007 and provide sales, technical assistance and training to end-users throughout the UK. Karen and Claire were appointed the first Fit2Fit accredited Fit Test Providers and Assessors for the Fit2Fit scheme back in 2009. Their Fit2Fit Portacount Training course was the first Fit2Fit-approved training course in the UK.