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C.C.I. provides quality, cost effective on-site respirator fit testing for all your employees that are required by OSHA regulations to wear a respirator while on the job. Professionally fitted, NIOSH-certified masks are a safety requirement meant to protect against breathing air contaminated by harmful vapors, fumes, and particles.
OSHA’s Respiratory Protection Standard (29 CFR 1910.134 requires employees to be medically cleared and fit tested before wearing a respirator; our NY registered Nurse (RN) reviews the employees’ medical evaluations. Our staff is here to help you complete all OSHA N95 mask fit testing requirements, provide respirator fit test kits, assist with OSHA reporting and paperwork requirements, and, ultimately, to help you protect your employees.
We service all of New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, Western Connecticut and Hudson Valley of New York State & New York City/Long Island. If you are within 60 miles from NYC, we require a minimum of 10 people, if +60 miles from NYC we require a minimum of 30 people.
Must complete our online form in order to register for Individual Fit Testing and Medical Clearance.
Qualitative & Quantitative Fit Testing
Qualitative fit testing is the traditional pass/fail test that relies on the subject’s voluntary/involuntary response to challenge agents (i.e. taste, smell, irritation - Saccharin/Bitrex). Qualitative Fit Testing can be performed for individuals upon completing the online contact form.
Quantitative fit testing uses a machine to numerically measure leakage into the face-piece. We test with a TSI PortaCount Pro+ Respirator Fit Tester 8038 which can fit test N95's, half face and full-face pieces. Quantitative Fit Testing can be performed for individuals upon completing the online contact form.
Cost-effective and highly efficient fit test clinics run at your location by our trained staff. There’s no longer a need to send your employees to costly urgent care providers or occupational health clinics; just choose the date and time and we’ll come to you!
A full range of OSHA Respiratory Compliance Program solutions designed to cut costs and improve safety.
Complete Professional Fit Testing Services supplies, including pre-clinic education materials, testing supplies, and fit test certification documentation. We fit test your employees with N-95/N-100 respirator (TB masks), half-face/full-face respirators, and do disposable dust mask fit tests as specified by current OSHA-accepted respirator fit test protocols.
We provide both Qualitative Fit Testing and/or Quantitative Fit Testing as well as the Medical Clearance & Respiratory Protection Training
We Utilize OSHA Fit Testing Steps:
· Inspect respirator
· Don (putting on) respirator
· User seal check
· Fit Test exercises
· Doff (taking off) respirator
· Train worker on Respiratory Protection & limitations
Qualitative Fit Testing will include:
· Pass/Fail Test
· Uses sense of taste/smell or reaction to irritant to detect leaks § Does not measure amount of air leaking into face piece
· Test subject detects leakage of test substance.
· Mostly for half-mask respirators like N95 face masks
· We will unitize the 4 methods accepted by OSHA:
· Isoamyl Acetate- smells like bananas § Saccharin- tastes sweet
· Bitrex- tastes bitter
· Irritant Smoke- causes coughing
N95 Quantitative Fit Testing done via TSI PortaCount Pro+ Respirator N95 Fit Tester 8038
Your choice of respirator products—any brand, any type. All dusk mask fit tests, half mask respirator fit tests, and other respirator testing, regardless of product preference, are provided by technicians trained in OSHA fit testing protocols.
Flexible scheduling to accommodate multiple shifts and departments.
Full HIPPA compliance; confidentiality of protected employee medical information is ensured.
Specializing in MSA - Certified MSA Technician for Full Face Masks
COVID19 Fit Testing Pictures
American Health Training Center is helping frontline Nurses, CNA and staff keep save during the COVID-19 pandemic. Below are pictures of critical fit testing at a nursing home, taking the extra steps and providing education and fit testing to their employees.
Need Fit Testing at your facility? We will come out for 10 or more people. Request A Quote Today!
OSHA Medical Questionnaire & Check List
OSHA requires a respiratory questionnaire to be filled out by all who are undergoing a respirator fit test to make sure employees are healthy enough to use a respirator. The questionnaire will be reviewed by our NJ Registered Nurse prior to the test being conducted. The form must be filled out in advance of the fit test if it is being conducted onsite. Click here to download OSHA Form
OSHA provides a checklist for Proper Respiratory Use, Click to download checklist
Yearly Fit Testing
OSHA requires Fit Testing be conducted Annually or if change in respirator type, brand, size, weight loss (>25 pounds), facial surgery or dental changes.