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20 Minute RPE Face-Fit Test Sessions

£20+VAT & Retest £10+VAT

When Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) is used it is vitally important that the face piece fits the wearer correctly. If it doesn’t and leaks it means that the wearer will be inhaling contaminants (dirty air) that will, perhaps both short-term and long-term, affect the wearers health. A major cause of leaking is a poor fit mask, therefore face fit testing is a means of ensuring the RPE fits correctly. Wearers generally will need to be clean shaven for a ‘tight fitting’ respirator to seal against the skin correctly and help prevent dirty air being breathed in.


We are holding a number of Qualitative Face Fit Test (taste solution) sessions at Sunderland to assist those employers and employees meet the legal need of ensuring RPE fits correctly. Tests are by appointment only, as it will take approximately 20 minutes per test. So please ring the office number to a arrange a test. The wearer will need to provide their own half mask respirator for the test and be clean shaven. We can provide a recommendation on what type and manufacturer of RPE needed for wearers to be issued with and wear, if requested.


Test Dates:

Monday 14th August 2017 – 1.00pm onwards at 30 minute intervals

Monday 25th September 2017 – 1.00pm onwards at 30 minute intervals

Wednesday 1st November 2017 – 1.00pm onwards at 30 minute intervals


CASA Safety Training Services


Managing Health and Safety in Construction:

(Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007)


This 1 day course of training will help ‘duty holders’ attending understand their responsibilities for managing health and safety, from the concept of the project through to the completion of the build and onto maintenance of the finished structure. It will introduce duty holders to the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2007 and the industry Guidance, and outline the responsibilities of the Client, Designer, CDM Coordinator and Principal Contractor and Contractor; and introduce ‘practical application’ opportunities for compliance.


  • Bring duty holders up to date with the CDM 07 Regulations and requirements for the management and organisation of construction sites;
  • Help duty holders recognise and understand their own safety, health and welfare management responsibilities for projects;
  • Assist guide, and encourage duty holders to develop their knowledge of practical arrangements for compliance;
  • Provide opportunities and examples for duty holders to gain knowledge of arrangements for the management of safety, health and welfare
  • Assist and encourage course members to develop management techniques and methods for dealing with future safety, health and welfare matters


  • Overview of the Regulations and the reasons and need for change
  • Application and Notification
  • Competence, Co-ordination, Communication, Co-operation
  • Duty holders and summary of compliance needs
  • Industry Guidance for each ‘duty holder’


  • The Client
  • Who are Clients?
  • Appointments
  • Provision of information
  • Managing arrangements for the project


  • The CDM Coordinator
  • Notification
  • Giving advice
  • Co-ordination and Co-operation
  • Information management


  • The Designer
  • Who are Designers?
  • What they should do for all projects?
  • Co-operation and co-ordination
  • Hazard elimination and risk reduction


  • The Principal Contractor
  • Planning, resourcing, managing and monitoring
  • Competence, co-operation, co-ordination, consultation
  • Health and safety plan
  • Managing health and safety on construction sites


  • Contractors
  • Competence, co-operation, co-ordination, consultation
  • Information management (risk dissemination, Riddor etc)
  • Planning and managing construction work
  • Compliance with Part 4 and Schedule 2 (construction regulations)


  • The Pre-construction Information Pack
  • Suggested typical content headings


  • The construction phase plan
  • Suggested typical content headings


At the end of the course duty holders will have a clearer understanding of their responsibilities under the CDM Regulations 2007 and how their duties can be met.


The course is suitable for all duty holders who need to increase their knowledge and understanding of the practical arrangements necessary for compliance with the regulations.

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01388 537998

Free Asbestos Safety Training for Individual Tradespeople

UKATA promotes free asbestos safety training for individual tradespeople in a new campaign

Individual tradespeople running small businesses are to be offered free asbestos safety training that could save their lives, thanks to a new exclusive national campaign being launched by UKATA, the UK Asbestos Training Association.

 As a UKATA member, CASA Safety Training Services is offering 15 free training places on a half day UKATA Asbestos Awareness training course on the morning of the 6 September 2017, at A1 Training, Safe Store, Unit H, Hylton Riverside, Colima Avenue, Sunderland, SR5 3XF. Start time 8.30am prompt, Finish time – latest 12.30pm.

Please ring to register.

Hilltop, Cowshill, Co. Durham, DL13 1DF
Tel.: 01388 537998 & 537999
(mobile 07769353398)
Reg. No. 4694083
VAT Reg. No. 981 9830 71

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