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Save the date for your next fit test!

  • Tuesday, December 7, 2021, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

The New York Center for Agricultural Medicine and Health (NYCAMH) and HealthWorks, in cooperation with Cornell Cooperative Extension- Suffolk County, is pleased to provide respirator fit testing clinics in your region in 2021.

During the clinics NYCAMH will provide medical evaluations; respirator fit tests; and WPS compliant trainings on how to properly inspect, put on, take off, fit, seal check, use, clean, maintain, and store respirators. 

Clinic appointments are one hour long, and groups of 4 workers can be seen at a time. Medical evaluations, fit tests, and trainings are available in both English and Spanish. 

If you are unable to attend the clinic in your area you may schedule an appointment at another clinic location.

Scheduling appointments: October 4th - December 6th, 2021

To schedule an appointment please call the NYCAMH office during the date range listed above and ask to speak with farm respirator clinic scheduler.

We can be reached at 607-547-7014 or email: fittest@bassett.org Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM

When calling to schedule an appointment please have the following information available:

  • Total number of people attending from your farm- $65 per person (Please make check out to MIBH and bring the day of screening)
  • Name of each person being scheduled
  • Language spoken by each attendee•Make and model of each respirator to be tested

A respirator fit test ensures that a particular make, model, and size of respirator fits the wearer’s face and will meet the wearer’s needs. A fit test is specific to the make, model, and size of respirator.

If a worker wears more than one style of respirator, including filtering facepieces, they must be fit tested for each one. Please keep in mind while determining who will come to the clinic that a clean-shaven face is a necessity for masks to be effective and for fit testing to be possible.

It is important to us that your workers be protected from any respiratory hazards. It is important to us that you be protected from potential OSHA or DEC fines. If you have any questions, please call us.


Fee

$65 per person (Please make check out to MIBH and bring the day of screening)

Location

Extension Education Center
423 Griffing Avenue, Suite 100
Riverhead, New York 11901-3071

Last updated October 12, 2021