RESP-FIT Officially Launched

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RESP-FIT Officially Launched

The Australian Institute of Occupational Hygienists (AIOH) officially launched RESP-FIT during the AIOH Virtual Symposium  which was run from the 30th November to the 3rd December 2020. It was launched by Diane Smith-Gander, Chair of SafeWork Australia. You can view her official launch video below.

RESP-FIT is a Respirator Fit Testing Training & Accreditation Program whose objective is to improve worker health protection of those wearing tight fitting respiratory protective equipment, through reliable respirator fit testing by competent fit testers in Australia by:

‒ Provision of a standardised training syllabus to improve respirator fit tester knowledge and   skills

‒ Provision of an accreditation process to demonstrate competence (ISO 16975-3 Section 5)

RESP-FIT will provide guidance for workplaces to make an informed decision on RPE fit testing that is appropriate and suitable for their working environment and controls.

The RESP-FIT website has information about the program and how to get involved and support RESP-FIT.


Diane Smith-Gander, Chair of SafeWork Australia Official Launch Video

If you have any further questions, please free to contact RESP-FIT via the Contact Us page or send an email to