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Control measure

Respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

TRAINING SPECIFICATION

Knowledge and understanding

Control measure element Learning outcome

Respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

Understand the following: 

  • The various types of RPE and when they should be considered for use 
  • Use of appropriate RPE 
  • Limitations of RPE 

For further training specifications regarding self- contained breathing apparatus see – Breathing apparatus training specification

Practical application

Control measure element Learning outcome

Respiratory protective equipment (PPE): 

Demonstrate the ability to: 

  • Identify situations where the use of RPE is required 
  • Select and use the appropriate type of RPE for various situations