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Evaluation of HSE respiratory protective equipment tools and information

Summary of responses that have been received.

1

What best describes your work position

Option Results
Management
21%
Workforce
6%
Health Safety and Environmental
59%
Consultant
9%
Contractor
1%
Trainer
4%
Other
0%

2

What best describes the industry you work in or advise

Option Results
Construction
36%
Chemical
16%
Foundries
1%
Quarries and stone work
1%
Engineering
12%
Bakeries and food
1%
Supply services (tools, equipment and products)
3%
RPE supplier
2%
Other
29%

3

Which of the following information and tools have you read, used or been shown?

Option Results
HSE RPE website pages
78%
Respiratory protective equipment at work - a practical guide (HSG 53 fourth edition 2013)
85%
RPE toolbox talk power point presentation
33%
Respiratory Protective Equipment - A guide to the introduction and use of RPE DVD (priced publication)
18%
Protect yourself: RPE user guide DVD
11%
Introducing and managing RPE in the workplace DVD
11%
Inspecting a respiratory protective programme DVD
8%
'Is your mask protecting you?' pocket card (INDG 460)
39%
RPE simulator training tool - Face Fit Respiratory Equipment Demonstrator (FFRED)
7%
Research report - Factors influencing the implementation of RPE programmes in the workplace (RR798)
11%
Research report - Review of occupational hygiene reports on suitability of respiratory protective equipment (RR746)
11%
Research report - Respiratory protective equipment supply services
8%

4

Which of the HSE priced publications have you purchased (do not include free downloads or copies provided to you)?

Option Results
Respiratory protective equipment at work - a practical guide (HSG 53 fourth edition 2013)
79%
Respiratory Protective Equipment - A guide to the introduction and use of RPE DVD
38%
'Is your mask protecting you?' pocket card (INDG 460)
17%

5

Which  materials have you used to inform or train others?

Option Results
HSE RPE website pages
70%
Respiratory protective equipment at work - a practical guide (HSG 53 fourth edition 2013)
68%
Protect yourself:RPE user guide DVD
7%
Introducing and managing RPE in the workplace DVD
10%
Inspecting a respiratory protective programme DVD
5%
RPE Toolbox talk power point presentation
21%
Pocket card 'Is your mask protecting you?' (INDG 460)
28%
Factors influencing the implementation of RPE programmes in the workplace research(RR798)
5%
Review of occupational hygiene reports on suitability of respiratory protective equipment research (RR746)
8%
Respiratory protective equipment supply services research
9%
RPE simulator training tool - Face Fit Respiratory Equipment Demonstrator (FFRED)
7%

6

Have the products used led to changes and improvement in any of the following?

Option Results
Training
54%
RPE fit testing
46%
Respiratory protective equipment provided
38%
RPE selection, use, maintenance and storage
48%
Employer understanding and knowledge
54%
Worker understanding and knowledge
78%

7

Have the tools and information listed in question 3 helped to influence or inform the production or modification of your/employers information and guidance?

Option Results
No
15%
Improve existing information and guidance
54%
Develop new additional information and guidance
15%
Replace existing information and guidance
10%
Not applicable
5%

8

Rate how well the information and tools have helped  your understanding and use of RPE.

 
Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree Not applicable
HSE RPE website
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Respiratory protective equipment at work: A practical guide (HSG 53 fourth edition 2013)
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Protect yourself: RPE user guide DVD
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Introducing and managing RPE in the workplace DVD
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Inspecting a respiratory protective programme DVD
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RPE Toolbox talk power point presentation
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'Is your mask protecting you?' pocket card (INDG 460)
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RPE simulator training tool - Face Fit Respiratory Equipment Demonstrator (FFRED)
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