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NIOSH Docket Number 002

Respiratory Protective Devices

This proposed rule addressed NIOSH's and MSHA's certification requirements for respiratory protective devices. Specifically, the proposal was to replace existing MSHA regulations with new public health regulations.

Respirator Files by Year: 1977-1978 • 1980 • 1987-1988 • 1990 • 1994 • 1997-1998 • 1999 • 2000


Material Under Consideration

Part 84 First Module Implementation Schedule - undated

NIOSH [1992]. A performance evaluation of DM and DFM filter respirators certified for protection against toxic dusts, fumes, and mists. Working draft, September 15, 1992.

Letter to Fletcher (NIOSH) from West Virginia University School of Medicine; GC/mass spectrometer analysis of D.O.P. samples – 3/29/94

Proposed rule (MSHA); 59 FR 26892; 5/24/94

Notice of proposed rulemaking; 59 FR 26850; 5/24/94

Proposed rule; extension of comment period, and change in dates and location of meeting; 59 FR 27257; 5/26/94

Final rules and notice; 60 FR 30337; 6/8/95

Correction; Electronic filing of part 84 respirator approval and certification applications; meeting; 60 FR 33034; 6/26/95

1994 Respirator Files

This proposed rule addressed NIOSH's and MSHA's certification requirements for respiratory protective devices. Specifically, the proposal was to replace existing MSHA regulations with new public health regulations.

Informal Meeting Information

Intent to appear from Birkner (Moldex Metric, Inc.) – 5/23/94

Intent to appear from Keady (TSI Incorporated) – 5/23/94

Intent to appear from Jackson (American Mining Congress [AMC]) – 5/26/94

Intent to appear from Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc.) – 5/26/94

Intent to appear from McClaine (Mine Safety Appliances Company [MSA]) – 5/31/94

Intent to appear from Parker (Glendale Protective Technologies, Inc.) – 6/6/94

Intent to appear from Hierholzer (Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee) – 6/7/94

Intent to appear from Johnson (TSI Incorporated) – 6/7/94

Intent to appear from Strevey (Greater New York Hospital Association) – 6/8/94

Intent to appear from Shipp (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) – 6/9/94

Intent to appear from Russell (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. [APIC]) – 6/14/94

Intent to appear from Lynch (American Industrial Hygiene Association [AIHA]) – 6/15/94

Intent to appear from Kiley (Air Techniques [ATI]) – 6/17/94

Tentative schedule of appearances – 6/23-24/94

List of attendees

Testimony presented by Metzler (NIOSH) – 6/23/94

Testimony presented by Martonik (Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA]) – 6/23/94

Testimony presented by Pugliese (American Hospital Association [AHA]) – 6/23/94

Testimony presented by Mishkin (Moldex Metric Inc.) – 6/23/94

Testimony presented by Hierholzer (Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee [HICPAC]) – 6/23/94

Testimony presented by Salata (Case Western Reserve University) – 6/23/94

Testimony presented by Shipp (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) – 6/23/94

Testimony presented by Nelson (American Industrial Hygiene Association [AIHA]) – 6/24/94

Testimony presented by McBreen (Healthcare Association of New York State [HANYS]) – 6/24/94

Testimony presented by Lambert (Mine Safety Appliances Company [MSA]) – 6/24/94

Testimony presented by Strevey (Greater New York Hospital Association [GNYHA]) – 6/24/94

Testimony presented by Henderson (Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center) – 6/24/94

Testimony presented by Bryan (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. [APIC]) – 6/24/94

Testimony presented by Parker (Glendale Protective Technologies) – 6/24/94

Transcript of NIOSH informal public hearing on proposed rule on respiratory protective devices; 6/23/94

Transcript of NIOSH informal public hearing on proposed rule on respiratory protective devices; 6/24/94

Submissions to the Docket in Order of Receipt

Submission to the docket from Osborne (Jesse Holman Jones Hospital) - undated

Submission to the docket from Minnicus (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – undated

Submission to the docket from Newman (private person) - undated

Submission to the docket from Garagusi (Georgetown University Medical Center) - undated

Submission to the docket from Dorshow-Gordon (private person) - undated

Submission to the docket from Runnels (Brazosport Memorial Hospital) - undated

Submission to the docket from Scicluna (Northwest Continuing Care Center) - undated

Submission to the docket from Russell (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. [APIC]) - undated

Submission to the docket from Marsh (Ocean Springs Hospital) - undated

Submission to the docket from Clark (Medical Society of the State of New York) – undated; received 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Schrempp (Overlake Hospital Medical Center) – undated; received 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) – 10/22/92

Submission to the docket from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) – 12/21/92

Submission to the docket from Lippmann (NYU Medical Center) – 1/4/93

Letter to Porter (NIOSH) from Bailar (McGill University) – 1/11/93

Submission to the docket from Brosseau (University of Minnesota) – 1/15/93

Submission to the docket from Kojola (Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America) – 1/22/93

Submission to the docket from Crutchfield (The University of Arizona) – 2/5/93

Submission to the docket from Reinert (Los Alamos National Laboratory) – 4/8/93

Submission to the docket from Reed (3M) – 12/10/93

Submission to the docket from Fisanick (Mercy Regional Health Systems) – 12/13/93

Letter to NIOSH Docket Officer from Shipp (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]); request for extension – 5/25/94

Submission to the docket from McLaughlin (Litton) – 5/31/94

Submission to the docket from Neudeck (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – 5/31/94

Submission to the docket from MacDonald (private person) – 6/94

Submission to the docket from Brattin (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/1/94

Submission to the docket from Gaubatz (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/1/94

Submission to the docket from Hight (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/1/94

Submission to the docket from Stout (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/1/94

Submission to the docket from Turner (Oregon Health Sciences University) – 6/1/94

Submission to the docket from Voccio (Harbin Clinic) – 6/1/94

Submission to the docket from Duncan (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – 6/3/94

Submission to the docket from Tucker (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/3/94

Submission to the docket from Castillo (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/6/94

Submission to the docket from Given (Braxton County Memorial Hospital) – 6/6/94

Submission to the docket from Gore (Department of Health and Environmental Control) – 6/6/94

Submission to the docket from Heffernan (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/6/94

Letter to NIOSH from Burger (Jackson Memorial Hospital); request for information – 6/7/94

Submission to the docket from Carlucci (Drake Center) – 6/7/94

Submission to the docket from Hernandez (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/7/94

Submission to the docket from Kramer (Onslow Memorial Hospital) – 6/7/94

Submission to the docket from Farber (North Memorial Medical Center) – 6/8/94

Submission to the docket from Prescott (All Saints Episcopal Hospitals of Fort Worth) – 6/8/94

Submission to the docket from Nedley (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/9/94

Submission to the docket from Bradshaw (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – 6/10/94

Submission to the docket from Gregory (Alamance County Hospital/Alamance Memorial Hospital) – 6/10/94

Submission to the docket from Haisch (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – 6/11/94

Submission to the docket from Morris (S.C. Department of Disabilities and Special Needs-Whitten Center) – 6/13/94

Submission to the docket from Zornes (St. Mary Medical Center) – 6/13/94

Submission to the docket from Gurney (private person) – 6/15/94

Submission to the docket from Stroud (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – 6/15/94

Submission to the docket from Hudson (Alamance County Hospital/Alamance Memorial Hospital) – 6/7/94

Letters to meeting participants from Manning (NIOSH) – 6/17/94

Submission to the docket from Killen (Association for Respiratory Protective Escape Devices [ARPED]) – 6/20/94

Submission to the docket from McLaughlin (Litton Instruments & Life Support) – 6/20/94

Submission to the docket from Waggoner (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/20/94

Submission to the docket from Swann (Brookdale International Systems Inc.) – 6/20/94

Submission to the docket from Thompson (Southeast Alaska Regional Health Corporation) – 6/21/94

Submission to the docket from Rothrock (Association of Operating Room Nurses, Inc.) – 6/21/94

Submission to the docket from Tarrand (MD Anderson Cancer Center) – 6/21/94

Submission to the docket from Syron (West Virginia Hospital Association) – 6/22/94

Submission to the docket from Bangley (St. Joseph Hospital) – 6/22/94

Memo to The Record from Rosenstock (NIOSH) regarding meeting between The Jefferson Group and NIOSH on June 17, 1994 – 6/23/94

Submission to the docket from Tejani and Middlebrooks (Henry General Hospital) – 6/24/94

Submission to the docket from Pettis (Highland Hospital of Rochester) – 6/24/94

Submission to the docket from Infection Control Practitioners & Consultants of Long Beach) – 6/27/94

Submission to the docket from Moorhouse-Getz (private person) – 6/27/94

Submission to the docket from Nelson (Miller-Nelson Research Inc.) – 6/28/94

Memo to The Record from Rosenstock (NIOSH) regarding meeting with Mine Safety Appliances (MSA) and NIOSH on June 22, 1994 – 6/28/94

Submission to the docket from Harvey (Dameron Hospital Association) – 6/28/94

Submission to the docket from Wentz (Health Care Association of Michigan) – 6/28/94

Submission to the docket from Curley (Saint Barnabas Medical Center) – 6/29/94

Submission to the docket from Rieger (Saint Barnabas Medical Center) – 6/29/94

Submission to the docket from Ferrer (Saint Barnabas Medical Center) – 6/29/94

Submission to the docket from Johnson (St. Luke's Hospital) – 6/29/94

Submission to the docket from Yeomans (The Rehabilitation Institute at Santa Barbara) – 6/29/94

Submission to the docket from Lewis-Vais (Lutheran Medical Center) – 6/29/94

Submission to the docket from Yaney (Saint Barnabas Medical Center) – 6/29/94

Submission to the docket from Slavish (The Queen's Medical Center) – 6/30/94

Submission to the docket from Rollins, Sexton, & Arthur (Newberry County Memorial Hospital [NCMH]) – 7/1/94

Submission to the docket from Arritt (Association of Hospital Employee Health Professionals [AHEHP]) – 7/1/94

Submission to the docket from Burdick (Cabell Huntington Hospital) – 7/1/94

Submission to the docket from Patterson et al. (East Tennessee Children's Hospital) – 7/1/94

Submission to the docket from Steed (Greenville Memorial Hospital) – 7/1/94

Submission to the docket from Ward (Roper Hospital) – 7/4/94

Memo to the record from Berry Ann (NIOSH); regarding meeting with Mike Bennett and Mike Cowell of Racal – 7/5/94

Submission to the docket from Friend (Sewickley Valley Hospital) – 7/5/94

Submission to the docket from Pagen (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. [APIC]) – 7/5/94

Submission to the docket from Gruden (Pennsylvania Association of Hospital Employee Health Professionals [PAHEHP]) – 7/5/94

Submission to the docket from Gillispie (St. Mary's Hospital) – 7/5/94

Submission to the docket from Sherman (Toledo Mental Health Center) – 7/5/94

Submission to the docket from Beaufort Memorial Hospital – 7/8/94

Submission to the docket from Wilson (Brookville Hospital) – 7/8/94

Submission to the docket from Anderson (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94

Submission to the docket from Mock (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94

Submission to the docket from Hall (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94

Submission to the docket from the TB Task Force (Muhlenberg Hospital Center) – 7/8/94

Submission to the docket from Phinney (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94

Submission to the docket from Gregg (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94

Submission to the docket from Shelton-Welch (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94

Submission to the docket from Taylor (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94

Submission to the docket from Mahan (International Chemical Workers Union [ICWU]) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Early (Shady Grove Adventist Hospital) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Jahre and Frace (St. Luke's Hospital) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Hardman (Roane General Hospital) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Gucwa-Bucasas (Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Sanders and Pang (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. [APIC]) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Gantz and Gross (Polyclinic Medical Center) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Baker (Canonsburg General Hospital) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from DeMarco (Siskiyou General Hospital [SGH]) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Lay (Seidle Memorial Hospital) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Meiers (Health Association of Hawaii) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Grubb (Roane General Hospital) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Bartlett (Roane General Hospital) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Wolff and Fuhrman (Bon Secours-St. Francis Xavier Hospital) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Reardon (Hoyt Nursing Home) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Summers County Appalachian Regional Healthcare) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Lauze (Canonsburg General Hospital) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Keaton (Summersville Memorial Hospital) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Sanders (private person) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Haylock (Oncology Nursing Society [ONS]) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Finn (Fulton County Health Center) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Grady (Livingston County Hospital [LCH]) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Taylor (White River Medical Center) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Hall (Fulton County Health Center) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Hennessey (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology [APIC]) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Myers (Fulton County Health Center) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Hughes-Oates (St. Luke's Hospital) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Casey (Northeastern Hospital of Philadelphia) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology [APIC]) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Assavapisitkul (Castle Medical Center) – 7/13/94

Submission to the docket from McTigue (Elizabeth General Medical Center [EGMC]) – 7/13/94

Submission to the docket from Michaels and Roach (Plateau Medical Center) – 7/13/94

Submission to the docket from Miller (HealthEast/St. John's Hospital) – 7/13/94

Submission to the docket from Bessette and McCully (Raritan Bay Medical Center) – 7/13/94

Submission to the docket from Silvers (private person) – 7/13/94

Submission to the docket from Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc.) – 7/13/94

Submission to the docket from Lukes and Beshwate (Saint Agnes Medical Center) – 7/13/94

Submission to the docket from Theys (Westmoreland Regional Hospital) – 7/13/94

Letter to Berry Ann (NIOSH) from Bennett (Racal Health & Safety, Inc.) – 7/13/94

Submission to the docket from Camp (Callaway Community Hospital) – 7/13/94

Submission to the docket from Waller and Sheeran (Delaware County Memorial Hospital) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from DeBenedictis (The Reading Hospital and Medical Center) – 7/13/94

Submission to the docket from Drew (East Orange General Hospital) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from White (Tendercare Manor Southgate) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Farren and Peganoff (Millcreek Community Hospital) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from O'Reilly (Wayne Living Center) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Hierholzer (Yale New Haven Hospital) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Fletcher and Rhodes (Saint Joseph's Hospital) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Tendercare Alpena – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Riggs and Young (Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Inc.) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Hort (New Jersey Hospital Association [NJHA]) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Tabaczku (Manistee Heights Care Center) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Lorenz (Adrian Healthcare) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket Skog (Wayne Living Center for Seniors) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Schottmuller (HealthEast St. Joseph's Hospital) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Hale (Tendercare Traverse City) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Gast (Kalamazoo Total Living Center) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Craven (Tendercare [Michigan] Inc.) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Miller (Delta Memorial Hospital) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Funderburk (Springs Memorial Hospital) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Waller and Sheeran (Delaware County Memorial Hospital) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Boyte (Baywood Nursing Home) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Smith (Northwest Continuing Care Center) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Lotto (private person) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Bentley and Hogan (Appalachian Regional Healthcare) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Kadlecz (Wayne Total Living Center) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Kuzilik (St. John Medical Center) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Acord (King's Daughters' Medical Center) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc.) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Smith (Tendercare Gaylord) – 7/14/94

Memo to The Record from Berry Ann (NIOSH); meeting with Lambert (MSA), Newcomb (North Safety) and Wilmes (3M); round robin testing on 7/7/94 – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Clark and Shaffer (Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Strine (St. Joseph Hospital) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Lukes (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. [APIC]) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Koopman (University of California, Davis) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Fennell (Sharon Heights Convalescent Hospital) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from McFaul (Tendercare Tawas City) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Yellan (The Detroit Medical Center) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Champine (Beach Nursing Home) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Pilla (Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Blaher (Park Home Care of Central Florida) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Morita (University of California, Davis) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Cohen (University of California, Davis) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Bartholomew (HealthEast Midway Hospital) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Eisenstien (Westlake Cumberland Hospital) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from McCabe (American College of Emergency Physicians) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Reese (University of California, Davis) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Bobbitt and Abe (Children's Hospital and Health Center) – 7/17/94

Submission to the docket from Ellis and Burns (St. Elizabeth Medical Center) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Pike and Case (James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Halford (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. [APIC]) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Sproul (Tendercare Sault Ste. Marie) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Dunlap (St. Elizabeth Medical Center) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Jacobsen (Johnston-Willis Hospital) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Eberle (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Fischer (The Baptist Home) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Warrick (Reid Hospital & Health Care Services) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Curtin (Cabot Safety Corporation) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Houston (South Shore Hospital) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Claes (Fresno Community Hospital and Medical Center/Community Hospitals of Central California) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Stover (Kosair Children's Hospital) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Frates (Estudillo Surgery Center) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Novak (Mercy Medical Center) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Grunden (Community Hospitals of Williams County, Inc. [CHWC]) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Brinn and Lindenmuth (Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital/The Homestead Dundee Medical Center) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Renner (Allegheny General Hospital) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Dolecki (Saint Vincent Health Center) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Thomas (Caldwell County Hospital) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Quinn (Mercy Medical Center) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Palfreyman (The Three Rivers Chapter of the Association for Practitioners in Infection Control and Epidemiology) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Strunk and Giesen (Borgess Medical Center) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Sattler (Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc.) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Zdrok (Gerson) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Ellstein (Michigan Hospital Association [MHA]) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from McLaughlin (Litton) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Canan (private person) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Jones-Dyson (West Jefferson Medical Center) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Kojola (Laborers' Health & Safety Fund of North America – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Lynch (American Industrial Hygiene Association [AIHA]) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Rogers and Scherer (Southwest Hospital) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Wutzke (Association for Practitioners in Infection Control [APIC]) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Borton (Albert Einstein Medical Center) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Renkowski (M&R Consulting Group) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Decker (St. Luke's Hospital of Duluth) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Perra, Rominger, and Mathis (St. Luke's-Memorial) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Rogers (Mercy Medical Center) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Contino (Mercy Medical Center) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Murphy (Mercy Medical Center) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Prochilo (Mercy Medical Center) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from O'Daniel (Audubon Regional Medical Center) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Fauquier (Broadlawns Medical Center) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Stewart (Gilmore Memorial Hospital) – 7/19/94

Letter to Crosby (Air Techniques) from Metzler (NIOSH); response to letter from Crosby of May 31, 1994 – 7/19/94

Correction to docket submission dated 7/14/94 from Waller and Sheeran (Delaware County Memorial Hospital) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from O'Daniel (Association of Practitioners in Infection Control and Epidemiology) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Darcy (Suburban General Hospital) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Bonnicksen and Ouren (Association for Practitioners in Infection Control) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Haselhoff (Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Holtermann and Motyl (St. Mary's Hospital) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Hunninghake (American Thoracic Society) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Worthington (American Nurses Association) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Davis (Suburban Medical Center) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Anderson and Younger (California Pacific Medical Center) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Reed (3M) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Faye (Eden Hospital Medical Center) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from McKee (Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Morris and Waite (LDS Hospital) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Douglas (DCH Regional Medical Center) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Wiggins (Swedish Medical Center) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Lowell (The Alice Hyde Hospital Association) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Haner (F.F. Thompson Health System, Inc.) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Johnson (TSI Incorporated) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Strevey (Greater New York Hospital Association) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Blose (Punxsutawney Area Hospital) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from King (E.D. Bullard Company) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Evans and Hall (University of Kentucky Hospital) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Russell (St. Claire Medical Center) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Bonnicksen and Ouren (Association for Practitioners in Infection Control [APIC]) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Miller (Mine Safety Appliances [MSA]) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Rupar (The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Griffin (private person) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Balog, Hyde, Secor, and Lisk (Kalamazoo County Government Human Services Department) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Isenberg (Long Island Jewish Medical Center) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Guptill (Missouri Hospital Association [MHA]) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Rummler (TECNOL) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Parker (Georgia Hospital Association [GHA]) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Shipp (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Gretz (private person) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Tayebi (Better Breathing Inc.) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Bryant (New Rochelle Hospital Medical Center) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Kline (Willson Safety Products) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Birkner and Mishkin (Moldex Metric, Inc.) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Long and Irish (National Paint and Coatings Association, Inc.) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Kiley (Air Techniques) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Boggs (Organization Resources Counselors, Inc.) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Queior (Samaritan Medical Center) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Stein (Survivair) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Bien (private person) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Neidig (Armstrong Country Memorial Hospital [ACMH]) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Kenny and Cohen (Service Employees International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from McBurnie (John T. Mather Memorial Hospital) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Craven (Tendercare [Michigan] Inc.) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Barker, Green, Hunter, and German (Ojai Valley Community Hospital) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Brooks (Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Douglas (DCH Regional Medical Center) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Krasinski (Saint Francis Hospital) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Hassett (Tompkins Community Hospital) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Hitt (Valdese General Hospital) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Bell (Grenada Lake Medical Center) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Olmsted (Cather McAuley Health System) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Dayvault (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc. [APIC]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Peri (Con Edison) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Brown (Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Knebel (American Mining Congress [AMC]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Abrams (National Stone Association [NSA]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Bennett (Racal Health & Safety, Inc.) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Keim (Saint Joseph Hospital) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Seckman (American Health Care Association [AHCA]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Cohn (The Long Island College Hospital [LICH]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Brown (Kenmore Mercy Hospital) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Brown (Federal Emergency Management Agency) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Donavan (Samaritan Hospital) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Golden (Samaritan Hospital) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Greene (Samaritan Hospital) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Grindel (Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses [AMSN]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Kadish (Samaritan Hospital) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Mullins (Chemical Manufacturers Association [CMA]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Scollard (St. Francis Hospital) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Hinds (New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation) – 7/25/94

Submission to the docket from Richardson and Underwood (Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital) – 7/25/94

Submission to the docket from Ehrich (Community-General Hospital of Greater Syracuse) – 7/26/94

Submission to the docket from Melius and Nagin (State of New York/Department of Health) – 7/26/94

Submission to the docket from Nicas (University of California—Berkeley) – 7/26/94

Submission to the docket from Barksdale (St. Francis Hospital) – 7/27/94

Submission to the docket from Marciante (Holmes Regional Medical Center, Inc.) – 7/27/94

Submission to the docket from Heinsohn (Heinsohn Consultation Services) – 7/29/94

Submission to the docket from Mycroft (State of California--Health and Welfare Agency – 7/29/94

Submission to the docket from Leidel (NIOSH); personal comments – 8/11/94

Submission to the docket from Shipp (Industrial Safety Equipment Association (ISEA)] – 8/12/94

Letter to Shalala (Secretary, DHHS) from Wofford (United States Senate); regarding letter from Friend (Sewickley Valley Hospital) – 8/24/94

Submission to the docket from Quail (The St. George Company Limited) – 8/25/94

Submission to the docket from Tayebi (Better Breathing Inc.) – 9/6/94

Submission to the docket from Reed (3M) – 10/4/94

Letter to the Voting Representatives (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) from Shipp (ISEA); regarding ISEA response to Nelson Leidel Statements – 10/4/94

Submission to the docket from Reed (3M) – 10/5/94

Submission to the docket from Lambert (Mine Safety Appliances [MSA]) – 11/30/94

Memo to the record from Hardin (NIOSH); November 15, 1994, Meeting with 3M Representatives – 12/15/94

Memo to the record from Rosenstock (NIOSH); Proposed regulation, 42 CFR 84, Meeting on September 28, 1994, with Mine Safety Appliances (MSA) and NIOSH – 12/29/94

1977-1978 Respirator Files

Steady state respiratory responses to tasks used in Federal testing of self-contained breathing apparatus.

Kamon E and Bernard T (1975). Steady state respiratory responses to tasks used in Federal testing of self-contained breathing apparatus. Am Industr Hyg Assoc J 886-896.

Letter to Lloyd (City of Miami, Florida) from Baier (NIOSH) – 6/28/76

Submission to the docket from Grumman Aerospace Corporation – 10/28/77

Statement to be read at public meeting from Phillabaum (International Association of Fire Fighters [IAFF]) – 11/8/77

Statement to be read at public meeting from La Violette (private person) – 11/15/77

Submission to the docket from Piringer (Commonwealth of Kentucky) – 11/16/77

Submission to the docket from Gerard (Los Angeles City Fire Department) – 11/17/77

Submission to the docket from Spraker (Southern Area Fire Equipment Research and Development [SAFER]) – 11/22/77

Comments presented by Daniel (Dow Chemical USA) – 11/29-31/77

Submission to the docket from McDonagh (Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute/University of Maryland) – 11/29/77

Submission to the docket from Revoir (Norton Company) - 11/29/77

Submission to the docket from Stapleton (City of Boston Fire Department) – 11/29/77

Synopsis of remarks to be presented by Caplin (NRC) – 11/29-31/77

Comments presented by Mahon (NIOSH) – 11/29-31/77

Comments presented by Dechime (Professional Fire Fighters of Florida) – 11/29-31/77

Comments presented by the City of Boston Fire Department – 11/29-31/77

Comments presented by Stevens (Montgomery Country Department of Fire and Rescue Services) – 11/29-31/77

Comments presented by Flinn (International Association of Fire Chiefs, Incorporated) – 11/29-31/77

Comments presented by Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) – 11/29-31/77

Comments presented by the Fire Fighters Association of the District of Columbia – 11/29-31/77

Comments presented by Amabili (International Society of Fire Service Instructors) – 11/29-31/77

Comments presented by Smith (International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO, CLC) – 11/29-31/77

Comments presented by McCormack (International Society of Fire Service Instructors) – 11/29-31/77

Comments presented by Douglas (Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory) – 11/29-31/77

Submission to the docket from Redden (National Fire Protection Association [NFPA]) – 1/24/78

Submission to the docket from Nattress (Willson Products Division/ESB Incorporated) – 1/30/78

Submission to the docket from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA])] – 1/30/78

1980 Respirator Files

This public meeting was held to discuss the NIOSH role in testing and certifying personal protective equipment and hazard measuring instruments.

Material Under Consideration

Notice of public meeting; 45 FR 41219; 6/18/80

Post hearing Information

Transcript; 7/28/80

Transcript; 7/29/80

Transcript; 7/30/80

NIOSH Public Meeting - National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD; July 28-30, 1980

Agenda - 7/28-30/80

Testimony by Purswell (Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA]) – 7/28/80

Testimony by Watts (Cumberland County Volunteer Firemen's Association) – 7/28/80

Testimony by McGary (Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department) – 7/28/80

Testimony by Caplin (Nuclear Regulatory Commission [NRC]) – 7/28/80

Testimony by Kelley (American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Inc. [ACGIH]) – 7/28/80

Testimony by Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) – 7/28/80

Testimony by Moran (GEOMET Technologies, Inc.) – 7/28/80

Testimony by Revoir (ANSI Ad Hoc Respirator Test and Approval Subcommittee) – 7/28/80

Testimony by Corn (The Johns Hopkins University) – 7/28/80

Testimony by Duffy (International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO, CLC [IAFF] – 7/29/80

Testimony by Amorosi (American Council of Independent Laboratories) – 7/29/80

Testimony by Shoub (American Optical Corporation) – 7/29/80

Testimony by Scott Aviation Division of A-T-O Inc. – 7/29/80

Testimony by Gadol (Robertshaw Controls Company) – 7/29/80

Testimony by Dupraz (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 7/29/80

Testimony by Scalone (Dayton T. Brown, Inc.) – 7/29/80

Testimony by Kenneweg (National Mine Service Company) – 7/29/80

Testimony by Powers (Portable Air Supply Systems Corp.) – 7/29/80

Testimony by Horne (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company) – 7/29/80

Testimony by Gray (The Bendix Corporation) – 7/30/80

Testimony by Burd (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 7/30/80

Testimony by Bolton (Reynolds Electrical & Engineering Company, Inc) – 7/30/80

Testimony by Vaughan (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 7/30/80

Testimony by Dupraz (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 7/30/80

Testimony by Locke (National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program) – 7/30/80

Older version of NIOSH listing of testimonies from July 1980 public meeting

Miscellaneous

Letter to May (NIOSH) from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) – 8/6/80

December 1981 comments from the ANSI Z88 Committee – 12/15/81

1987-1988 Respirator Files

This notice proposed regulations at Part 84 of Title 42 of the Code of Regulations (42 CFR Part 84) for certifying respirators.

Materials Under Consideration

Evaluation of the NIOSH Certification Program; DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 80-113; 11/21/79

January 1982 Recommendations from MHRAC: Report of the Respirator Research Subcommittee of the Mine Health Research Advisory Committee – 1/27/82

Revision of tests and requirements for certification of permissibility of respiratory protective devices used in mines and mining; Notice of proposed rulemaking; 52 FR 32401; 8/27/87

Proposed rule; extension of comment period, change in address and notice of meetings; 52 FR 37639; 10/8/87

Proposed rule; extension of public comment period and corrections; 53 FR 5595; 2/25/88

Public Meeting – 1/27-28/88

Intent to appear from Birkner (Moldex Metric, Inc.) – 12/10/87

Intent to appear from Manns (Freudenberg) – 12/11/87

Intent to appar from Richardson (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 12/14/87

Intent to appear from Spool (Siebe North) – 12/21/87

Intent to appear from Miller (E.D. Bullard Company) – 12/21/87

Intent to appear from Bauman (Edison Electric Institute) – 12/22/87

Intent to appear from Smith (Safety Equipment Institute [SEI]) – 12/23/87

Intent to appear from Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc.) – 12/28/87

Intent to appear and submission to the docket from Moon (Pro-Tech Respirators, Inc.) – 12/28/87

Intent to appear from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) – 12/29/87

Intent to appear from Cowan (The Jefferson Group) – 12/29/87

Intent to appear from Sankpill (Parmelee Industries, Inc.) – 1/4/88

Intent to appear from Moon (Pro-Tech Respirators, Inc.) – 1/4/88

Intent to appear from Bennett (Safety Equipment Distributors Association Inc.) – 1/4/88

Intent to appear from Bailey (Scott Aviation); on behalf of Ganzermuller – 1/6/88

Intent to appear from Schmidt (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company [3M]); on behalf of Kolander and Wilmes – 1/7/88

Intent to appear from Grunberg (Mine Safety Appliances Company [MSA]) – 1/7/88

Intent to appear from Paley (Wickens, Koches & Cale) – 1/11/88

Intent to appear from Niemeyer (Filcon Corporation) – 1/11/88

Intent to appear from Seymour (private person) – 1/11/88

Intent to appear from Adkins (OSHA) – 1/11/87

Intent to appear from Berning (Ocenco Incorporated); on behalf of Droppleman – 1/11/88

Intent to appear from Carey (Interspiro) – 1/11/88

Intent to attend from McLaughlin (Clifton Precision) – 1/12/88

Intent to appear from Brown (Bureau of Mines) – 1/13/88

List of attendees at NIOSH meeting held 1/20/88 in San Francisco, CA

Intent to appear and copy of presentation from Petkiewicz (Freudenberg) – 1/25/88

List of attendees at NIOSH meeting held 1/27-28/88 in Washington, DC

Testimony presented by NIOSH Team – 1/27/88

Testimony presented by OSHA Team – 1/27/88

Testimony presented by Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) – 1/27/88

Testimony presented by Wickens, Koches & Cale (counsel for Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA] – 1/27/88

Testimony presented by Behnke and Bauman (Edison Electric Institute) – 1/27/88

Testimony presented by Sankpill (Parmelee Industries, Inc.) – 1/27/88

Testimony presented by Sorensen (Ocenco Incorporated) – 1/27/88

Testimony presented by Spool (Siebe North, Inc.) – 1/27/88

Testimony presented by Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc.) – 1/27/88

Testimony presented by Zdrok (American Optical Corporation) – 1/27/88

Testimony by NIOSH Team – 1/28/88

Testimony presented by Boggs (Organization Resources Counselors Inc.) – 1/28/88

Testimony by Kolander (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company [3M]) – 1/28/88

Transcript of informal hearing on notice of proposed rulemaking on Revision of Tests and Requirements for Certification of Respiratory Protective Devices; 42 CFR Part 84; San Francisco, CA; 1/20/88

Transcript of informal hearings on notice of proposed rulemaking on Revision of Tests and Requirements for Certification of Respiratory Protective Devices; 42 CFR Part 84; Washington, DC; 1/27-28/88

Miscellaneous Items

Summary of presentation from Petkiewicz (Freudenberg) – 1/7/88

Letter to Proxmire (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Brian McGinley – 1/26/88

Letter to Bentsen (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Dan Flynn – 1/29/88

Letter to Leidel (NIOSH) from Viola (private person); request for comments – 2/2/88

Letter to Proxmire (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Robert Gilbert – 2/2/88

Letter to Simon (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 2/2/88

Letter to Upton (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Mike Moon – 2/3/88

Letter to The Honorable George (Buddy) Darden (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of William P. Harris, Jr. – 2/9/88

Letter to The Honorable Larry J. Hopkins (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS) – 2/10/88

Letter to The Honorable Hal Daub (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS) – 2/10/88

Letter to The Honorable J. James Exon (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Charles B. Westerberg – 2/10/88

Letter to The Honorable Sam M. Gibbons (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS) – 2/10/88

Letter to The Honorable William Donald Schaefer (Governor of Maryland) from Windom (DHHS) – 2/10/88

Letter to The Honorable John P. Murtha (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS) – 2/22/88

Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Jan A. Brockmeyer – 2/22/88

Letter to The Honorable Harris W. Fawell (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS) – 2/22/88

Letter to The Honorable Lloyd Bentsen (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Richard Jernigan – 2/22/88

Letter to The Honorable William L. Armstrong (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of G.J. Galyath – 2/22/88

Letter to The Honorable William J. Coyne (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Mine Safety Appliances Company – 3/4/88

Letter to The Honorable Ernest F. Hollings (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS) – 3/4/88

Letter to The Honorable Timothy E. Wirth (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of G.J. Galyath – 3/4/88

Letter to The Honorable Timothy E. Wirth (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Dorwin Wehmeyer – 3/4/88

Letter to The Honorable Sam Nunn (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Howard B. Garwood – 3/16/88

Letter to The Honorable Rudy Boschwitz (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Breman – 3/21/88

Letter to the Honorable John Glenn (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of constituents – 3/21/88

Letter to The Honorable Lewton Chiles (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Canon – 3/21/88

Letter to The Honorable Charles Grassley (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Westerberg – 3/21/88

Letter to The Honorable Tom DeLay (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Jernigan – 3/21/88

Letter to The Honorable Michael Bilirakis (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Crannell – 3/21/88

Letter to The Honorable William Roth (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of McDonald – 3/21/88

Letter to The Honorable Barbara F. Vucanovich (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Interstate Safety and Supply, Incorporated – 3/21/88

Letter to The Honorable Joseph A. Petrarca (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS) – 3/21/88

Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS) – 3/21/88

Letter to The Honorable John D. Dingell (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Charles D. Hough – 3/21/88

Letter to The Honorable Bill Archer (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Butch Hutton and Cliff Myers – 3/21/88

Letter to The Honorable Helen Delich Bentley (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of constituents – 3/22/88

Letter to The Honorable Rudy Boschwitz (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of George Maumee – 3/24/88

Letter to The Honorable Daniel Patrick Moynihan (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Jay Parker – 3/24/88

Letter to The Honorable Rudy Boschwitz (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Jerome Phillips – 3/28/88

Letter to The Honorable Frank Lautenberg (United State Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 3/28/88

Letter to Biden (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of McDonald – 4/8/88

Memo to The Record from Leidel (NIOSH); regarding meeting of April 27, 1988, with representatives of the Jefferson Group and ISEA – 5/2/88

Letter to Leidel (NIOSH) from Spool (Siebe North, Inc.); regarding memo to the record dated May 2, 1988 meeting – 5/9/88

Letter to Franklin (Sellstrom Indusrial Park) from Millar (NIOSH); in response to letter from Representative Henry Hyde – 5/17/88

Memo to The Record from Strickland-Cid (OGC); regarding July 15, 1988, meeting of Dr. Windom with representatives of the Jefferson Group, ISEA, and Senator Strom Thurmond’s Office – 7/21/88

Letter to Cowan (The Jefferson Group) from Mason (CDC) – 1/24/89

Memo to the Record from Lemen (NIOSH); regarding meeting of January 1989 with the Jefferson Group concerning NIOSH respirator regulations 42 CFR Part 84

Submissions in Order Received

Submission to the docket from O’Leary (Arthur D. Little, Inc.) - undated

Letter to Moran (NIOSH) from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]); request for extension of comment period – 8/31/87

Letter to Moran (NIOSH) from Schmidt (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company [3M]); request for extension of comment period – 9/8/87

Letter to Moran (NIOSH) from Koches (Wickens, Koches & Cale); request for recall of proposed 42 CFR Part 84 – 9/21/87

Letter to Moran (NIOSH) from Baier (Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA]); request for extension of comment period – 9/24/87

Submission to the docket from Petkiewicz (Freudenberg) – 10/15/87

Submission to the docket from Hinds (Litton Clifton Precision) – 10/22/87

Submission to the docket from Bowman (EG&G Florida) – 10/22/87

Letter to Leidel (NIOSH) from Schmidt (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company [3M]); regarding letter to Moran dated 9/8/87 – 11/2/87

Submission to the docket from Cunningham (Knauf Fiber Glass) – 11/2/87

Letter to Moran (NIOSH) from Henderson (City of Long Beach); request for copy of 42 CFR 84 – 11/2/87

Submission to the docket from Bowery (Hubbell, Inc.) – 11/3/87

Submission to the docket from Thedell (National Steel and Shipbuilding Company [NASSCO]) – 11/3/87

Submission to the docket from Phillips (Paymaster Oil Mill Co.) – 11/5/87

Submission to the docket from Tyson (Riverside Cement Company) – 11/6/87

Submission to the docket from Rohrer (Quad City Safety Inc.) – 11/6/87

Submission to the docket from Nozko (ACMAT Corporation) – 11/9/87

Submission to the docket from Bohling (CWC Textron) – 11/10/87

Submission to the docket from Heese (Virginia Power) – 11/10/87

Submission to the docket from Cornish (Morton Thiokol, Inc.) – 11/11/87

Submission to the docket from Mettam (Mettam Safety Supply Company) – 11/11/87

Submission to the docket from Ceser (California State Polytechnic University) – 11/12/87

Submission to the docket from Trott (FMC Corporation) – 11/19/87

Submission to the docket from Meckes (The Knapheide Manufacturing Company) – 11/22/87

Letter to Schmidt (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company [3M]) from Leidel (NIOSH); thank you letter – 11/23/87

Submission to the docket from Reilly (Safety First Supply) – 11/27/87

Submission to the docket from Herring (Parker Drilling Company) – 12/2/87

Submission to the docket from McClure (Brunswick Defense) – 12/2/87

Submission to the docket from Boord (National Draeger, Inc.) – 12/2/87

Submission to the docket from Beardsley (American Brass) – 12/7/87

Letter to Auchter (The Jefferson Group) from Millar (NIOSH); memo to the record regarding meeting of 12/8/87 with representatives of the Jefferson Group

Submission to the docket from Anderson (Aluminum Company of America [ALCOA]) – 12/9/87

Letter to Leidel (NIOSH) from Manns (Freudenberg); request for records – 12/11/87

Submission to the docket from Boggs (Organization Resources Counselors, Inc.) – 12/15/87

Submission to the docket from Kennebeck (American Welding Society [AWS]) – 12/15/87

Submission to the docket from Parker (Glendale Protective Technologies, Inc. [GPT]) – 12/15/87

Submission to the docket from Damiano (Aluminum Company of America) – 12/15/87

Submission to the docket from Zdrok (American Optical Corporation [AO]) – 12/16/87

Submission to the docket from Boyd (private person) – 12/16/87

Submission to the docket from Hollingsworth (Intalco Aluminum Corporation) – 12/16/87

Submission to the docket from Laszcz-Davis (Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation) – 12/17/87

Letter to Dixon (United States Senate) from Franklin (Sellstrom Manufacturing Co.) – 12/17/87

Submission to the docket from O’Neal (Mine Safety and Health Administration [MSHA]) and Pendergrass (Occupational Safety and Health Administration [OSHA]) – 12/18/87

Submission to the docket from Ritthamel (GPU Nuclear Corporation) – 12/18/87

Submission to the docket from Smith (Safety Equipment Institute [SEI]) – 12/18/87

Submission to the docket from Murphy (Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) – 12/18/87

Submission to the docket from Chandler (private person) – 12/18/87

Submission to the docket from Knebel (American Mining Congress [AMC]) – 12/21/87

Submission to the docket from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]); final comments – 12/21/87

Submission to the docket from Kline (Willson Safety Products) – 12/21/87

Submission to the docket from Prohaska (Siebe North, Inc.) – 12/21/87

Submission to the docket from Rice (Rice Safety Equipment Company) – 12/21/87

Submission to the docket from Edwards (G.T. Safety Equipment, Inc.) – 12/21/87

Submission to the docket from Riordan (Riordan Safety, Inc.) – 12/21/87

Submission to the docket from Bowditch (Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association [MVMA]) – 12/21/87

Submission to the docket from Morgan (Bureau of Mines) – 12/22/87

Submission to the docket from Riccio (Rexnord) – 12/22/87

Letter from Nowak (House of Representatives); re: letters from Kennedy (American Allsafe Co.) and Bailey (Scott Aviation) – 12/22/87

Submission to the docket from Roberts (Jones Safety Supply, Inc.) – 12/22/87

Submission to the docket from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) – 12/22/87

Submission to the docket from Wilmes (3M) – 12/22/87

Submission to the docket from Mosiman (Heron, Burchette, Ruckert & Rothwell); on behalf of Nucor Steel-Nebraska) – 12/22/87

Submission to the docket from Iaquinto (American Felt & Filter Company) – 12/22/87

Submission to the docket from Seminario (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations [AFL-CIO]) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Conlon (Association of American Railroads) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Ahrens (Adhesives Manufacturers Association) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Beyette (Chickasha Cotton Oil Company) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Richardson (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from from Almqvist (Interspiro) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Gradison (House of Representatives); on behalf of Taylor – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Whited (E.I.du Pont de Nemours & Company) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Bullard (E.D. Bullard Company) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Horstmeyer (S-Tron) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Elkins (Environmental Protection Agency [EPA]) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from McBeath (American Public Health Association) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Westerberg (Continental Safety Equipment) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Magidson (Moldex Metric Inc.) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Spool (Siebe North, Inc.) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Seymour (private person) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Bailey (Scott Aviation) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Scott (Norfolk Southern Corporation) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Klickovich (Atlantic Electric) – 12/24/87

Submission to the docket from Bouchard (Arizona Public Service Company) – 12/24/87

Submission to the docket from Grunberg (Mine Safety Appliances Company [MSA]) – 12/24/87

Submission to the docket from Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc.) – 12/28/87

Submission to the docket from Sankpill (Parmelee Industries, inc.) – 12/28/87

Additional copies of comments from Mosiman (Heron, Burchette, Ruckert & Rothwell); on behalf of Nucor Steel-Nebraska – 12/28/87

Submission to the docket from Hernandez (American Iron and Steel Institute) – 12/28/87

Letters to Senator Frank Lautenberg from employees at Belmar Safety Equipment Inc. – January 1988

Submission to the docket from Herman (Department of the Navy) – 1/7/88

Submission to the docket from Barbaglia (UAW-Chrysler Skill Development and Training Center) – 1/7/88

Letter to Dixon (United States Senate) from Mettam (Mettam Safety Supply Co.) – 1/11/88

Letter to Porter (NIOSH) from Ford (United States Senate); submission from Blake (E.D. Bullard Company) dated 12/18/87 – 1/11/88

Letter to Leidel (NIOSH) from Schaefer (Governor of Maryland) – 1/18/88

Letter to Ravenel (House of Representatives) from Adam (Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO) – 1/20/88

Submission to the docket from Cunningham (Nuclear Regulatory Commission [NRC]) – 1/21/88

Letter to Jacobs (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of McNamara – 1/25/88

Letter to Hatfield (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of Griffith – 1/25/88

Letter to Ford (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of Moody – 1/25/88

Letter to Dornan (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88

Letter to Boland (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of Flanagan – 1/25/88

Letter to Schneider (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88

Letter to Ravenel (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88

Letter to Thurmond (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88

Letter to Murphy (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88

Letter to Spratt (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88

Letter to Yatron (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of McCroskey and Sustello – 1/25/88

Letter to Hefner (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of Bailey – 1/25/88

Letter to Mikulski (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88

Letter to Sarbanes (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88

Letter to Danforth (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88

Letter to Chafee (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88

Letter to Brown (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88

Letter to Bennett (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of McQuade – 1/25/88

Letter to Byron (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88

Letter to Dole (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of LePard – 1/26/88

Letter to Martin (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Franklin – 1/26/88

Letter to Gradison (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Taylor – 1/26/88

Letter to Upton (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Moon – 1/26/88

Letter to Exon (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH) – 1/26/88

Letter to Rowland (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of Thornfeldt – 1/27/88

Letter to Packwood (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of Griffith – 1/28/88

Letter to Director, NIOSH from Lancaster (House of Representatives); on behalf of DiGiovanni – 1/28/88

Submission to the docket from Droppleman (Ocenco Incorporated) – 1/28/88

Submission to the docket from William (North Safety Equipment) – 1/28/88

Submission to the docket from Weeks (United Mine Workers of America) – 1/29/88

Letter to Leidel (NIOSH) from Richardson (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 2/1/88

Letter to Dixon (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Larson – 2/2/88

Letter to Dixon (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Bryant – 2/2/88

Request for extension of posthearing comment period from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Association [ISEA]) – 2/2/88

Request from extension of posthearing comment period from Schmidt (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company [3M]) – 2/3/88

Submission to the docket from Kasten (United States Senate); on behalf of constituents – 2/4/88

Letter to Porter (NIOSH) from Ford (United States Senate); submission from Harper (Orr Safety Equipment Company, Inc.) dated 2/11/88 – 2/17/88

Letter to Helms (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Bailey – 2/18/88

Submission to the docket from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equ ipment Association [ISEA]) – 2/19/88

Letter to Docksai (DHHS) from Dixon (United States Senate); inquiries from constituents – 2/19/88

Submission to the docket from Kline (Willson Safety Products) – 2/22/88

Submission to the docket from Potts-Dupre (Sherman, Dunn, Cohen, Leifer & Counts); on behalf of the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO – 2/23/88

Submission to the docket from Warkander (University at Buffalo) – 2/25/88

Letter to Simon (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 2/29/88

Letter to Bradley (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Mason (CDC) – 2/29/88

Letter to Hecht (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Mullhall – 2/29/88

Letter to Fowler (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Garwood) – 2/29/88

Letter to Riegle (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 2/29/88

Letter to Heflin (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 2/29/88

Letter to Dixon (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Schoen and Lieberman – 2/29/88

Letter to Lautenberg (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Zeller – 2/29/88

Letter to Proxmire (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Vorpahl – 2/29/88

Letter to Hall (House of Representatives) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Sheridan – 2/29/88

Letter to Ryan (Mine Safety Appliances Company) from Windom (HHS) – 3/2/88

Letter to Helms (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of James -3/16/88

Letter to Sasser (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Reeves – 3/16/88

Letter to Cranston (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Brown – 3/16/88

Letter to Wilson (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 3/16/88

Letter to Chafee (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Ryan – 3/16/88

Letter to Helms (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of DiGiovanni – 3/16/88

Letter to Boschwitz (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 3/18/88

Letter to Breaux (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Wilson – 3/18/88

Letter to McEwen (House of Representatives) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Sheridan – 3/18/88

Letter to Johnston (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Bowman – 3/18/88

Letter to Nickles (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Hansen – 3/18/88

Letter to Nunn (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Flanagan – 3/18/88

Letter to Barton (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Goldstein – 3/21/88

Letter to Sabo (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Berg – 3/21/88

Letter to Johnson (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Ringgenberg – 3/21/88

Letter to Schulze (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Stump – 3/21/88

Letter to McCain (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Prince and Flynn – 3/21/88

Letter to Mettam (Mettam Safety Supply Company) from Mason (Centers for Disease Control); regarding letter to Senator Dixon – 3/21/88

Letter to Bentley (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Steven Wicelinski – 3/21/88

Letter to Nowak (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of LM Kennedy and Lincoln Bailey – 3/21/88

Letter to Andrews (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Cliff Myers – 3/21/88

Letter to Goodling (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Susan Miller – 3/21/88

Letter to Mazzoli (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of William Moody – 3/21/88

Letter to Byrd (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Robert Kness – 3/21/88

Letter to McConnell (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Bruce Blake and William Moody – 3/21/88

Letter to Franklin (Sellstrom Manufacturing Company) from Mason (CDC); regarding letter to Senator Dixon – 3/21/88

Letter to The Honorable Paul Sarbanes (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of McGarity – 3/21/88

Submission to the docket from Spool (Siebe North, Inc.) – 3/23/88

Submission to the docket from Gerson (Louis M. Gerson Co., Inc.) and Yung (Director of Regulatory Affairs) – 3/25/88

Submission to the docket from Schmidt (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company [3M]) – 3/25/88

Letter to The Honorable Frank Lautenberg (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 3/28/88

Letter to Millar (NIOSH) from Mintz (Modex-Metric, Inc.); regarding committee representation – 4/4/88

Letter to The Honorable Joseph Biden (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of McDonald – 4/8/88

Letter to Mintz (Moldex-Metric, Inc.) from Millar (NIOSH); thank you letter – 5/17/88

1990 Respirator Files

1997-1998 (Supplied Air Respirators)

In response to public comments received from its May 16, 1996, request (61 FR 24740), NIOSH announced the intended priority order for the development of the next proposed rule amendments (modules) to the current NIOSH procedures for certifying respiratory devices used to protect workers in hazardous environments.

1999 Respirator Files

NIOSH announced a change in priority order and projected dates for publication of proposed rule amendments (modules) or respiratory devices used to protect workers in hazardous environments.

2000 Respirator Files

 

 
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