RESP-FIT is pleased to announce that Resources Safety & Health QLD (RSHQ) have signed on as an RESP-FIT partner. RSHQ is the regulatory body who are responsible for administering safety and health legislation applying to Queensland resources industries Coal Mining, Mining & Quarrying, explosives, and Petroleum & Gas.
Having RSHQ signing on as a RESP-FIT partner in addition to the other Regulator and industry partners continues to show wide regulatory and industry support for competent person fit testing and the role it plays within a Respiratory Protection Program.
RESP-FIT’s Chair Mark Reggers recently attended the RSHQ Coal Health & Hygiene Network meeting held in Emerald with a focus on Respiratory Protection. Mark provided a overview of the RESP-FIT program and how this program aligns with RSHQ expectations when it comes to demonstrating the competence of those conducting fit testing in the Mining Industry. Mark said of the event ” We thank RSHQ for the invitation to be invovled in this event and be part of further educating and informing the industry of best practices around competence person fit testing.