Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) is the last line of
defence against many workplace hazards.
As such, it's vital that RPE is manufactured to the relevant
standards so that it functions effectively to protect the health of
the wearer and prevent illness or even loss of life.
It's also vital that it's worn and maintained correctly to
provide maximum protection.
Our PPE experts can provide:
- testing of RPE to European standards (gas and
- a range of RPE testing including flame, mechanical strength,
measurement of air-flow rate and bespoke filter testing
- protection and practical performance testing on volunteers,
using ethics committee approved procedures
- assessment of RPE performance in the workplace
Email TestingEnquiries@hse.gov.uk with your
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