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NPPTL Guidance Documents-FY06

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.
Current Information can be found at: CBRN SCBA Guidance Documents - FY07


  • Develop user guidance documents for:
    • CBRN respirators
    • PPE Applications
    • Respirator Use and Selection
Man wearing full Personal Protective Equipment (P P E) ensemble

Applicable Standards

  • 42 CFR Part 84
  • 29 CFR 1910 .134
  • CBRN Respirator Standards

Key Partners

  • Regulators
  • Academicians
  • Respirator manufacturers
  • Users worldwide


  • Regulators
  • Manufacturers
  • Employers
  • Employees

Project Scope

  • Ensure Research and Rationale Activities are Fully Documented at a Level that they would be Acceptable to an External Review


  • Complete peer review process and publish Incident Commander's Guidance and CBRN SCBA Training Aid Pamphlet during 2006
  • Initiate peer review process for CBRN SCBA, CBRN APR, CBRN APER, and Structural Collapse PPE guidelines during 2006


  • CBRN SCBA User Guide
  • CBRN SCBA Training Aid Pamphlet
  • CBRN APR User Guide
  • CBRN APER User Guide
  • Incident Commander's Guidance
  • Structural Collapse PPE Guidelines


  • Improve skills, knowledge, and abilities of user community
  • Improved user safety and health
Page last modified: July 23, 2007
Page last reviewed: July 23, 2007 (archived document)
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)