Determine the feasibility of developing a third generation SCSR.
42 CFR 84 (NIOSH)
30 CFR 75.1714 (MSHA)
MSHA co-approves certification for this type of respirator in mining applications and enforces deployment
Conduct 2nd Workshop (Dec 05) with stakeholders to obtain their input.
Technology evaluation report
Second workshop was held in December 2006
Final Report for the Feasibility of Developing a Third Generation SCSR has been completed.
Proposed follow-up workshop to integrate Sago deliberations.
Sets the stage for research projects to develop a hybrid and dockable SCSR. These type of respirators can potentially provide longer duration respiratory protection for use in escaping mine emergencies.
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