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Fit Testing Support

Legislation & Standards

The following information is provided to support the implementation of a respirator fit testing programme. 3M offers a range of fit test services.

Should you have any queries or require further assistance, please call the 3M Health & Safety Helpline on 0870 60 800 60 (UK) or 1 800 320 500 (Ireland).

Preparing for a Fit Test Programme

Video Demonstration: The Fit Test Video Demonstration: The Fit Test
Video guidance on how to use the 3M™ Qualitative Fit Test Kit.

 

 

 

 


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Fitting the Respirator Correctly: Fitting Videos

3M™ Disposable Respirators

Classic Range:
8000 Series Valved
8000 Series Unvalved

Comfort Range:
Aura 9300+ Series
8300 Series

Premium Range:
8800 Series
Aura 9400+ Series

Speciality & Welding Ranges:
9000 Series Valved
9000 Series Unvalved
9925/28 Valved

Reusable Respirators

Half Masks:
4000 Series
6000 Series
7500 Series

Full Face Masks:
6000 Series

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Fitting the Respirator Correctly: Fitting Posters

3M™ Disposable Respirators

Classic Range:
8000 Series (PDF, 2.3MB)

Comfort Range:
Aura 9300+ Series (PDF, 0.6MB)
8300 Series (PDF, 2.5MB)

Premium Range:
8800 Series (PDF, 2.0MB)
Aura 9400+ Series (PDF, 0.7MB)

Speciality & Welding Ranges:
9000 Series (PDF, 1.9MB)
9925/28 (PDF, 2.1MB)

Reusable Respirators

Half Masks:
4000 Series (PDF, 0.3MB)
6000 Series (PDF, 0.2MB)
7500 Series (PDF, 1.0MB)

Full Face Masks:
6000 Series (PDF, 0.6MB)

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Running a Fit Test Programme

Poster: Respirator Fit Testing (PDF, 0.4MB)
A visual guide to the 3M qualitative fit testing process.

Respirator Fit Test Report (PDF, 18KB)
Download and print a respirator fit test report template.

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Further Information

Respirator Fit Testing Technical Bulletin 3M Technical Bulletin: Respirator Fit Testing (PDF, 0.8MB)
Information on methods of fit testing and details of 3M products that support a fit testing regime.

3M™ FT10 Fit Test Kit (Sweet) and Solutions 3M™ FT10 Fit Test Kit (Sweet) and Solutions (PDF, 0.2MB)
Material Safety Data Sheet for the 3M FT10 Fit Test Kit (Sweet) and Solutions.


3M™ FT30 Fit Test Kit (Bitter) and Solutions 3M™ FT30 Fit Test Kit (Bitter) and Solutions (PDF, 0.3MB)
Material Safety Data Sheet for the 3M FT30 Fit Test Kit (Bitter) and Solutions.

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Other Sources of Information

BSIF Fit2Fit Accreditation Scheme BSIF Fit2Fit Accreditation Scheme
Link to the British Safey Industry Federation's Fit2Fit Accreditation Scheme for competent fit testers (opens in a new window).


HSE Fit Testing Guidance HSE Fit Testing Guidance
Link to the Health & Safety Executive's guidance on fit testing and the competencies required (opens in a new window).


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