Respirator Fit Test For Workers - Worksite Medical®
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The Worksite Medical Advantage

  • State-of-the-art mobile units
  • Standalone Clinics in Ellwood City, PA and Belcamp, MD*
  • Medical technicians highly trained in Qualitative and Quantitative Fit Testing
  • Ensure tight, proper respirator fits
  • All of your medical surveillance testing done in one place at one time!

What is a Respirator Fit Test?

  • Used to ensure that an employee’s facepiece repirator fits tightly and properly (two types)
  • 1) Qualitative Fit Test – a non-numeric pass/fail test that relies on the employee’s sense of taste or smell, or his/her reaction to a substance (test agent) in order to detect leakage into the respirator facepiece.
  • 2) Quantitative Fit Test – utilizes a machine to measure the amount of leakage into the facepiece, instead of relying on senses.

OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.134(f)(2)

The employer shall ensure that an employee using a tight-fitting facepiece respirator is fit tested prior to initial use of the respirator, whenever a different respirator facepiece (size, style, model or make) is used, and at least annually thereafter.

“Worksite Medical was very flexible with our scheduling needs and did a great job of getting everyone though the respiratory testing.”


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