Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) Essentials – HSL Buxton, 24-25 November 2015

Date and location

24 – 25 November 2015, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton,
Derbyshire, SK17 9JN

Course overview

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of RPE and how it can be used effectively in the workplace as a control measure. It will provide training in correctly selecting adequate and suitable RPE (following the principles of HSG 53 and COSHH essentials), and how it should be used and maintained.

The course includes:

  • What RPE is and how it works
  • RPE types – capabilities and limitations
  • Legal requirements
  • Correct selection
  • Wearer training
  • Correct use
  • Maintenance
  • Management – the ‘RPE Programme’

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at persons with responsibility for RPE selection, use and maintenance in a workplace. Those who users may rely upon for guidance on what equipment to obtain and use e.g. suppliers.

Information and booking

A full programme and online booking form can be found on the RPE essentials Course course page. Alternatively, you can email HSL Training or call 01298 218806.

Article source: http://www.hse.gov.uk/events/hsl-rpe-essentials-course.htm