Respirator fit testing systems are the most frequently requested items in our rental pool. And over the years, we've heard a lot of stories from customers who had bad experiences, since there are so many things to consider. So, here's a short checklist to help you avoid the headaches and get the right quantitative system for your respirator fit testing requirements.
You already know that before you use a Testo combustion and emissions analyzer, you should calibrate the instrument. That's fairly standard. But what if you get a non-standard reading during calibration?
It may not be quite warm enough here in the Midwest to turn our thoughts to workers overheating, but in other parts of the country, it's definitely time to refocus on protecting workers from heat-related illnesses.
There's a series of things we do before sending an instrument out to a customer for rental. One item in our checklist is to clear any existing test data from the device. Earlier today, I was preparing a Svantek SV-106 vibration meter to ship, and when I tried to clear the data, I got a file system error. How did I solve the problem?