This chapter meeting with provide more details on the RESP-FIT program that was launched during the AIOH Virtual Symposium.
RESP-FIT is a national respirator protective equipment (RPE) fit testing training and accreditation program developed to improve the competency of fit testers against both the Australian and international ISO respirator standards for fit testing. RESP-FIT was developed by the AIOH through close collaboration with many industry stakeholders.
The presentation by Mark Reggers provides details around:
Objectives of the program.
Training provider and accreditation process.
Benefits to workplaces, fit testers and training providers.
WSP was engaged by Safe Work Australia to review 726 chemical. The objective of the review was to ensure the WES was up-to-date and based on the highest quality, contemporary evidence and supported by a rigorous scientific approach.