NIRPE’s Commercial Director Shauna Ryan added: “We are delighted to have achieved this accreditation for quantitative face fit testing. We invested in this division of the business 18 months ago, long before anyone had heard of Covid 19. This qualification cements a lot of training and hard work and will assist in further reinforcing the high standard of service we bring to our clients in respect of their employee respiratory protection plans.”
NIRPE is providing an essential service for health trusts to ensure that their staff have been individually assessed to identify the correct model of tight fitting face respirator, which matches the wearer’s facial features and provides a suitable seal to ensure safety in the workplace.
It is a legal requirement that all employees required to wear tight-fitting facepieces, in any industry, must be fit tested by a competent person before first initial use, as detailed in CoSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) regulations.
NIRPE is a wholly owned subsidiary of the HealthCare Essentials Group of companies, located at Ards Business Hub in Newtownards, which has been providing surgical and medical equipment to the local healthcare industry for the past 12 years.
NIRPE is providing its services to both healthcare and other industries in which face fit testing is required.
For more information go to: https://www.nirpe.com/
Sisters Orla and Shauna Ryan of NIRPE (Northern Ireland Respiratory Protective Equipment)