Respiratory Fit Testing

Competition Number: AQ 24/17

Bid Title: Respiratory Fit Testing

Posted Date: May 15, 2017, 2:45pm

Closing Date: May 30, 2017, 3:00pm

Last Modified: June 16, 2017, 3:14pm

Status: Awarded

Awarded: Fred McCullough


Scope of Work:   The Corporation of the District of Saanich (“District”) is looking for a Contractor to provide Quantitative Fit Tests using the Saanich Port-a-Count Equipment. 

The Contractor’s scope of work is to provide the following services:

1.0  Administer Provide Quantitative Respirator Fit-Tests:

- Review, and if necessary expand, an existing inventory of staff that require an initial or annual respirator fit test on one or more of three types of respirators.

- Arrange fit-test schedules for each business unit respecting the time needed for each staff person/respirator and each unit’s unique business needs.

-  Provide 400 – 600 quantitative respirator fit tests using the Saanich Port-a-Count equipment.

-  Ensure the appropriate use and calibration of the Saanich Port-a-Count.

-  Provide brief respirator training (selection, use, cleaning, storage and maintenance) to staff.

2.0 Optional Services

To provide on an as, if and when requested basis, similar types of OHS-related services (e.g. inspection).

 It is anticipated that the contract will be for a one (1) year term with the option to extend for four (4) additional one (1) year terms upon mutual agreement.


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