This guide provides:
■ Information on fit test methods
■ Information on what can be achieved from a fit test; and
■ The core information to be included in a fit test report.
This guidance is not compulsory and you are free to take other actions to comply with the requirements of the law. But if you do follow the guidance you will normally be doing enough to comply with the law. Health and safety inspectors seek to secure compliance with the law and may refer to this guidance as illustration of good practice.