Keep the fit
23 January 2013
JSP is reminding anyone selecting breathing protection to ensure that protection is compatible with other PPE such as eye protection. JSP' solution to this problem is the FilterSpec, a unit which combines a mask and d
JSP' solution to this problem is the FilterSpec, a unit which combines a mask and disposable filter with safety spectacles or goggles into one unit allowing both protective devices to work independently, but in harmony.
Fit testing of tight fitting respiratory protection is mandatory and should be conducted with workers wearing their usual PPE; when different eye and respiratory PPE are later used the fit test results become irrelevant. The FilterSpec overcomes the problem of leaky masks and fogged lenses that often occur when one item of PPE compromises another.