fit testing

fit test·ing

(fit test'ing)
A process in which all people who are required to wear negative-pressure respirators are examined and interviewed to determine which mask best conforms to their facial features; a rigorous protocol in which the tester challenges the face-to-facepiece seal with a chemical agent.
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InSure ONE is a significant step forward for the InSure product line and FIT testing in general because it addresses several factors that may inhibit screening, said Kristie Dolan, General Manager, Oncology Franchise, Quest Diagnostics.
To examine whether the length of the interval between FIT testing and colonoscopy affected diagnosis, they analyzed clinical data for 70,124 adults aged 50-75 years who were members of two large health organizations and who completed FIT testing during a 3-year period.
Under the deal, LA County will now continue to offer FIT testing for colorectal cancer screening to its residents.
From exposure assessments to respirator selection to fit testing, a written respiratory protection program has multiple requirements companies must meet.
After the service company's HSE coordinators provided individual training using Honeywell's VeriPRO Fit Testing System, this percentage was reduced to 3.
A Welsh Government spokesman said: "Earlier this year the Wales Screening Committee confirmed that Public Health Wales should continue with their planning to introduce FIT testing so as not to cause any unnecessary delays.
Specific topics include regression fundamentals, graph theory and the structural causal model, estimation and local fit testing, multi-samples analysis and measurement invariance, and interactional effects and multilevel structural equation modeling.
Data for this retrospective study were obtained from a pilot of community FIT screening using the FOBT-CHEK Sampling Bottle (Polymedco Inc, Cortland Manor, New York) FIT testing platform performed in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, between April 2011 and May 2012.
The team provides information about equipment, suggests methods for achieving a proper fit, performs fit testing, orders and tracks shipments of hard-to-fit masks, and answers questions regarding masks or fitting needs.
Failure by technicians to perform required respirator fit testing on multiple occasions from 2006 to 2009.
Mobile Occupational health testing business that provides a wide variety of services including drug screens, physicals, audio testing, fit testing, immunization, health screens and more.
TM 3-4230-346-23&P (Aug 10) gives detailed instructions on using banana oil (N-Amyl acetate) to do fit testing of the M40-series mask.